Adolescents with ASD have four-time higher risk of emergency visits than peers without autism

Adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) use emergency department services four times as often as their peers without autism, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. The findings suggest that youth with autism may need better access to primary care and specialist services. <a href="http://www.news-medical.net/news/20170228/Adolescents-with-ASD-have-four-time-higher-risk-of-emergency-visits-than-peers-without-autism.aspx" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" id="rssmi_more"> ...read more</a>

Adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) use emergency department services four times as often as their peers without autism, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. The findings suggest that youth with autism may need better access to primary care and specialist services. …read more

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