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March 09, 2015
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Guiding Parents of Autistic Children Through the Medical Maze

When a child is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, parents often find themselves overwhelmed by the process of working with a team of specialists.

Pediatric neurologist Sue Ming and pediatric geneticist Beth Pletcher, professors at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, have worked with children with ASD for more than a decade and have seen firsthand the struggles parents face in educating themselves on how to work effectively with the medical community.

So they decided to help – by empowering parents, whom they call the “most critical component in the medical team.”

See link to full article below.
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Rutgers Today
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