EMS Timely Tips: Autism Spectrum Disorders
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Jo-Ann Youngblood, PhD and Mary Anne Hammond
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Autism is one of the fastest-growing developmental disabilities in the United States, affecting approximately 1 in 54 births. For the safety of emergency medical providers and patients with developmental disabilities, it is important to understand what Autism is and how to care for pediatric patients diagnosed with it. In this segment, Children’s Mercy specialists will discuss common misconceptions about Autism Spectrum Disorder, as well as share insight from a memorable EMS encounter involving a child with Autism.
Cole, Melanie; Youngblood, Jo-Ann; and Hammond, Mary Anne, "EMS Timely Tips: Autism Spectrum Disorders" (2021). Pediatrics in Practice Podcast. 28.