Research Platform  |   November 2018
Exploring Disparities in Underrepresented Minority Groups of Children Diagnosed With Autism Spectrum Disorder Using the Biopsychosocial Theoretical Model
Author Affiliations
  • Wesley College
Article Information
Advocacy / Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Basic Research
Research Platform   |   November 2018
Exploring Disparities in Underrepresented Minority Groups of Children Diagnosed With Autism Spectrum Disorder Using the Biopsychosocial Theoretical Model
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505143p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-RP301D
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505143p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-RP301D
Abstract

Date Presented 4/21/2018

The rate of autism continues to rise in the United States. In an attempt to address the issue with a broader perspective, this study explored the various factors influencing the noted disparity in age of diagnosis. The author offers two newly developed models.

Primary Author and Speaker: Varleisha Gibbs

Contributing Authors: Genevieve Zipp