Research Platform  |   July 2015
Health Care Disparities and Autism: Analytic Approaches to Understanding Families’ Experiences in Their Everyday Lives
Author Affiliations
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Article Information
Advocacy / Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder / Translational Research
Research Platform   |   July 2015
Health Care Disparities and Autism: Analytic Approaches to Understanding Families’ Experiences in Their Everyday Lives
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911520172p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-RP206A
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911520172p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-RP206A
Abstract

Date Presented 4/17/2015

In this research, we examine health care disparities linked to autism as situated around particular everyday problems encountered by families: negotiations of expertise, management of elopement and wandering, and acquisition of an autism diagnosis. Research, practice, and policy implications are discussed.