Poster Session  |   August 2016
Mixed-Methods Study of Diagnostic and Functional Challenges of African-American Preschoolers
Author Affiliations
  • University of Miami–Mailman Center for Child Development
Article Information
Advocacy / Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   August 2016
Mixed-Methods Study of Diagnostic and Functional Challenges of African-American Preschoolers
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505150p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO4128
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505150p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO4128
Abstract

Date Presented 4/8/2016

Children of minority backgrounds receive their diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) late. Mixed methodology was used to study diagnostic and functional challenges of African-American preschoolers with ASD, with considerations for advocacy, assessment, and intervention practices discussed.

Primary Author and Speaker: Douglene Jackson