Diagnosis and Intervention
How do health care providers respond to parent concerns?
How do race, ethnicity, and income influence the way parents respond to concerns about child development?
What screening tools are most commonly used to diagnose autism?
This factsheet presents data from the Survey of Pathways to Diagnosis and Services to explore parent experiences with screening, professional responses to parent concerns, and diagnosis of autism.
Rast J.E., Roux A.M., Shattuck, P.T., Robins, D.L. First Encounter with a Health Care Provider and Autism. National Autism Data Center Fact Sheet Series; Issue 8. Philadelphia, PA: Life Course Outcomes Research Program, A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, Drexel University, 2016.