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Autism and Developmental Disorders

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 1994-1617

ISSN (online): 2413-4317

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/autdd

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Autism: Multidisciplinary Evaluation and Treatment. The LADDERS Model 190

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Bauman M.L.
MD, Associate Professor of Anatomy and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, USA
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3229-0458
e-mail: mbauman@bu.edu

Abstract
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, delayed and disordered communication skills and isolated areas of interest. There is a growing appreciation that ASD is more complex than previously appreciate and in many cases, involves multiple organ systems beyond the brain. Those affected require intensive therapeutic services as well as skilled medical diagnosis and supervision. This paper describes a multidisciplinary clinical model in which the many services and interventions needed by ASD patients can be provided in a single site, reducing fragmentation of care and providing skilled diagnostic care and ongoing supervision.

Keywords: autism, behavior, medical co-morbidities, coordinated care

Column: Comprehensive Support Models

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/autdd.2020180303

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