Autism in the Pediatric Emergency Department: Supporting Successful Visits
An emergency department visit can be very stressful for children with developmental disabilities and their parents, and can present service challenges for health care providers. Tips are offered for navigating an emergency department visit.
/ Going to the hospital is stressful for everyone, but can be especially so for children on the autism spectrum. In this toolkit, researchers, medical professionals, and parents have provided background information, tools, and strategies on how to make these stressful visits go more smoothly.