Disparities in the Diagnosis and Care of Children with Autism Lecture
Tue, Feb 26 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center
Sponsor: Case Western Reserve University
Almost two decades of research demonstrates that autism is diagnosed later in children of color than white children, and that service experiences and outcomes often are worse as well. Dr. David Mandell, Kenneth E. Appel Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, will review these disparities and how they have changed (or not over time), discuss the causes of these disparities, and offer some policy and practice solutions to ameliorate them.
The Kessler-Freedheim lecture is in honor of Dr. Jane Kessler, Professor of Psychology and former Director of the Mental Development Center, and Dr. Donald Freedheim, Emeritus Professor of Psychology and former Director of the Schubert Center.