Research Platform  |   August 2016
Differences in Perceived Need for Medical, Therapeutic, and Family Support Services Among Caregivers of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Author Affiliations
  • Thomas Jefferson University
Article Information
Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Health Services Research and Education
Research Platform   |   August 2016
Differences in Perceived Need for Medical, Therapeutic, and Family Support Services Among Caregivers of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011510181p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-RP102C
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011510181p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-RP102C
Abstract

Date Presented 4/7/2016

Two population-based datasets were used to quantify racial and ethnic differences in perceived need for services that children with autism spectrum disorder frequently use. Differences in perceived need emphasize the importance of therapist understanding of cultural factors impacting care-seeking.

Primary Author and Speaker: Teal Benevides

Contributing Authors: Henry J. Carretta, David S. Mandell