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Discussion: Equity in Autism Diagnosis and Treatment: What will it Take?
October 20, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute is pleased to welcome Sarabeth Broder-Fingert, MD, MPH, as the first speaker in our 2021-2022 distinguished speaker series, Examining Equity and Diversity in the Field of Developmental Disabilities.
Equity in Autism Diagnosis and Treatment: What Will It Take?
In this talk, Dr. Broder-Fingert will discuss the history of autism diagnosis and ongoing efforts to improve the diagnostic process and treatment as evaluated through a health equity lens.
Dr. Broder-Fingert is a pediatrician and implementation scientist who focuses on developing, testing, implementing, and disseminating novel interventions to improve access to diagnostic and treatment services for autistic youth. She specifically focuses on ensuring all children have access to services, particularly those from minoritized populations. She is PI or Co-I on multiple NIMH-funded studies to evaluate implementation of innovations to improve access to services for children with ASD.
Make sure to register for the virtual event by October 19th, as the discussion will take place on October 20th.