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New "Medical Home and ASD" Chapter in Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Encylopedia of ASD.jpgLisa Honigfeld and Judith Meyers authored the chapter "Medical Home and ASD" in the newest Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders, edited by Fred Volkmar.

The chapter reviews the components of medical home and discusses why this model of care is optimal for children with ASD. The literature on medical home and ASD is reviewed, concluding with several recommendations that can ensure children with ASD benefit from pediatric primary care from a medical home model.