Teal Benevides, Beth DeGrace, Pam Kearney; African-American Caregivers’ Perceptions of Care Needs Affecting Access to Services for Their Children With Autism. Am J Occup Ther 2018;72(4_Supplement_1):7211510213p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-RP301C.
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Date Presented 4/21/2018
Racial and ethnic disparities in service access for children with autism disproportionately impact African-American families. This qualitative study identified caregiver beliefs, knowledge, and expectations that influenced their help seeking and the specific help-seeking steps they used to obtain care.
Primary Author and Speaker: Teal Benevides
Additional Authors and Speakers: Beth DeGrace, Pam Kearney
Contributing Authors: Mallory Lanier, Sharon Cosper
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