Mental health

Autism spectrum disorders & other developmental disorders

From raising awareness to building capacity


Publication details

Number of pages: 50
Publication date: December 2013
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 150661 8



This report refers to the outcome of the consultation on Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disorders that was held on 16 - 18 September 2013 in WHO Headquarters. The objectives of the consultation were to identify priorities for action and effective strategies for strengthening capacities in countries to meet the needs of persons with ASD and other developmental disorders. The meeting has brought together more than 80 participants: high-level stakeholders, policy makers, experts from relevant disciplines, civil society, international organizations and NGOs.