Importance of a medical home on access to care for children with autism spectrum disorders
Learning Areas:Basic medical science applied in public health
Provision of health care to the public
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related research
Evaluate the level of access children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have to a primary care medical home. Identify the number of children with ASD with an unmet need for specialty health care services. Further define the type of unmet need and likelihood of multiple unmet needs. Assess what variables predict the number of unmet service needs for children with ASD.
Keyword(s): Children With Special Needs, Access to Health Care
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the prinicipal investigator on multiple funded grants focusing on children and youth with ASD and access to health care issue. I have worked with children and youth with ASD for over 10 years in both clinical and research settings. I have published previous work related to this topic in top academic peer-reviewed journals including Pediatrics.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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