Reviews

App review: About Me (autism passport)

An new app has been developed to improve information sharing for children and young people with a diagnosis of autism
About Me app

About Me app ★★★★

An new app has been developed to improve information sharing for children and young people with a diagnosis of autism, or those undergoing an autism assessment.

Aiming to describe the assessment process, it will help the user to communicate their concerns when moving between different services and during transition.

The passport contains key information about assessments and contacts with different services as well as a ‘This is Me’ profile on how service users communicate and how to support them.

The project was funded by the Welsh government and was piloted in the Aneurin Bevan Health Board.

However, the app is only available on android. The team at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board are hoping to develop an iOS version if funding is available.

Although the app is designed to support parents and children/young people to reduce anxiety

...

Want to read more?

Unlock full access to RCNi Plus today

Save over 50% on your first three months:

  • Customisable clinical dashboard featuring 200+ topics
  • Unlimited online access to all 10 RCNi Journals including Nursing Standard
  • RCNi Learning featuring 180+ RCN accredited learning modules
  • NMC-compliant RCNi Portfolio to build evidence for revalidation
  • Personalised newsletters tailored to your interests

This article is not available as part of an institutional subscription. Why is this?

Jobs