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AUCD: Poster Symposium 6B: Family Involvement, Disability Studies: Fostering Resilience and Empowerment through Family-Centered Care in the Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Guide for Professionals


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Kathleen Becker, LEND Trainee
Center for Disabilities Studies, UCEDD/LEND


This presentation details an executive summary covering the psychosocial and situational factors that affect parents, caregivers, and siblings during the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Findings led to the creation of a guide for professionals on supporting resilience, empowering, and providing family-centered care to families of young children recently diagnosed with ASD.

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