Prevalence, Disparities and Lessons Learned from WISADDS

Prevalence, Disparities and Lessons Learned from WISADDS Thursday, April 15  12:00-12:45pm Registration Tim Markle, Director of the Southern Regional Center for CYSHCN will be joined by Maureen Durkin and Angelica Salinas from the Wisconsin Surveillance of Autism and …

Maureen Durkin, PhD

Objectives: To describe the association between indicators of SES and the prevalence of ASD in the United States during the period 2002 to 2010, when overall ASD prevalence among children more than doubled, and to determine whether SES disparities account for ongoing racial and ethnic disparities in ASD prevalence.

Stanley and Durkin: The cost of autism care

Maria Stanley, MD, Waisman Center Clinics Medical Director and clinical associate professor of pediatrics and Maureen Durkin, PhD, DrPH, a Waisman Center investigator and professor of population health sciences and pediatrics, were featured on Wisconsin Public Radio’s The Joy Cardin Show on June 12 to discuss the cost of supporting an individual with autism throughout the lifespan.