Adherence to Behavioral and Medical Treatment Recommendations by Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

@article{Moore2009AdherenceTB,
  title={Adherence to Behavioral and Medical Treatment Recommendations by Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders},
  author={Timothy R. Moore and Frank J. Symons},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  year={2009},
  volume={39},
  pages={1173-1184}
}
The extent to which parents of children with intellectual or developmental disabilities are adherent to prescribed treatments has not been investigated. In this treatment adherence study, parents (n = 220) of children with autism spectrum disorders were surveyed regarding implementation of recommended treatments to manage problem behavior of their children living at home. Overall adherence to medical treatment recommendations was significantly greater than adherence to behavioral treatment… Expand
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