Introduction to interprofessional care coordination for pediatric autism spectrum disorder

Maryellen Brunson McClain, Jeffrey D. Shahidullah, Katherine R. Mezher

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This chapter introduces this book and its central purpose. Autism spectrum disorder, its associated symptoms, and rising prevalence warrant service provision from several disciplines and professions. The rationale and benefits of interprofessional care coordination are discussed. The following chapters in this book are written by professionals from diverse fields to encourage and improve readers’ interprofessional care coordination.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInterprofessional Care Coordination for Pediatric Autism Spectrum Disorder
Subtitle of host publicationTranslating Research into Practice
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9783030462956
ISBN (Print)9783030462949
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Psychology(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)


  • Autism
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Interprofessional collaboration
  • Interprofessional education
  • Neurodevelopmental
  • Pediatrics


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