Legislative: Transitioning the Older Adolescent Living with Autism Spectrum Disorder to Adult Primar

Authors, Primary Rogers,Kathleen;Zeni,Mary Beth
Title Primary Legislative: Transitioning the Older Adolescent Living with Autism Spectrum Disorder to Adult Primary Medical Home: A Call for Nursing Action
Periodical Full Online Journal of Issues in Nursing
Pub Year 2015
Volume 20
issue 1
Start Page 1
Abstract The article discusses Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as the fastest growing developmental disability with children and adolescents with ASD needing care from primary healthcare providers, medical specials and behavioral health services. Topics discussed include the benefits of access to a medical home for children and adolescents with ASD, the need for transitional medical homes to transition older adolescents and young adults with ASD and the lack of nursing presence during the transition.
Publisher American Nurses Association
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Reference Type(s) Journal Article
Topic Tag(s) Care Coordination;Primary Care Workforce Issues
Special Population(s) Children with Special Needs
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