Poster Session  |   November 2018
Suicide and Autism: Identifying Risk Factors and Imperatives for Occupational Therapy
Author Affiliations
  • University of Utah
Article Information
Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Suicide and Autism: Identifying Risk Factors and Imperatives for Occupational Therapy
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505123p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO5040
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505123p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO5040
Abstract

Date Presented 4/20/2018

This poster describes a statewide study to identify suicide mortality among individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), describe identified cases, and draw comparisons with cases of people without ASD who died by suicide. We also explore relevant opportunities and imperatives for occupational therapy.

Primary Author and Speaker: Anne Kirby

Additional Authors and Speakers: Jarrett Henderson

Contributing Authors: Hilary Coon, Deborah Bilder, Amanda Bakian, Yue Zhang