Developmental and Autism Screening: Current Practices by Medical Professionals in North Carolina

Elizabeth Crais, Ph.D., Division of Speech & Hearing Sciences
Grace Baranek, Ph.D., Division of Occupational Science
Linda Watson, Ed.D., Associate Professor, Division of Speech & Hearing Sciences
Steve Reznick, Ph.D., Professor, Developmental Psychology

Project Coordinators:

Cara McComish, Ph.D., Division of Speech & Hearing Sciences

Betsy Humphreys, M.S., Early Childhood, Intervention, and Literacy, School of Education

 
 

This study is examining the practices of physicians across North Carolina regarding screening for developmental delay and autism in infants and toddlers. Physicians across pediatric and primary care settings are being surveyed through online methods to gain information about current tools and procedures for screening. In addition, information is being gathered regarding continuing education relative to the type of information needed and the format most desired. For more information, contact Elizabeth Crais, bcrais@med.unc.edu.