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How to Ease Anxiety for Adults with Autism during a Doctor’s Visit

Improve challenging primary health care encounters

Doctor talking with patient. He is showing him something on the tablet.This article describes what helps and hurts doctors’ experience for adults with autism, which also includes a real life story of a young adult on the spectrum. There is a newly funded research study by Occupational Therapist, Leigh Stein Duker. The goal of this study is to improve challenging primary health encounters of adults with autism.


Information Topics:

    • Newly funded study aims to improve challenging primary health care encounters
    • What helps and hurts the office experience
    • Awareness and acceptance
    • What about Bobby?

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