Telehealth delivery of cognitive-behavioral intervention to youth with autism spectrum disorder and anxiety: A pilot study.

@article{Hepburn2016TelehealthDO,
  title={Telehealth delivery of cognitive-behavioral intervention to youth with autism spectrum disorder and anxiety: A pilot study.},
  author={Susan Hepburn and Audrey Blakeley-Smith and Brian Cory Wolff and Judith A Reaven},
  journal={Autism : the international journal of research and practice},
  year={2016},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={207-18}
}
Youth with autism spectrum disorders frequently experience significant symptoms of anxiety. Empirically supported psychosocial interventions exist, yet access is limited, especially for families in rural areas. Telehealth (i.e. videoconferencing) has potential to reduce barriers to access to care; however, little is known about the feasibility or efficacy of directly intervening with youth with autism spectrum disorders through this modality. This study details the pilot testing of a telehealth… CONTINUE READING