Association of Childhood Autism Spectrum Disorders and Loss of Family Income

  title={Association of Childhood Autism Spectrum Disorders and Loss of Family Income},
  author={Guillermo Montes and Jill S. Halterman},
  pages={e821 - e826}
BACKGROUND. Parents of children with autism have significant out-of-pocket expenditures related to their child's care. The impact of having a child with autism on household income is not known. OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this work was to estimate the loss of household income associated with childhood autism using a nationally representative sample. METHODS. Parents of 11684 children enrolled in kindergarten to eighth grade were surveyed by the National Household Education Survey-After School… 

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