The Bernier Lab’s Dr. Jen Gerdts, lead author of ‘Interdisciplinary Team Evaluation: An Effective Method for the Diagnostic Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder,’ discusses the paper and the Team Evaluation in a video abstract on the Journal of Developmental and behavioral Pediatrics. Follow the link below to watch her interview!
“Lead author, Jennifer Gerdts, PhD, discusses the rationale for developing a streamlined and efficient interdisciplinary diagnostic evaluation for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at Seattle Children’s Autism Center (SCAC). Dr. Gerdts compares diagnostic outcomes, follow-up care rates, provider satisfaction, billed time, and reimbursement amounts in interdisciplinary teams to those of more traditional psychology-led and physician-led models. She also suggests benefits of this diagnostic approach for families of children with ASD.”
Follow this link to read the full article!
Gerdts, JA, Mancini, J, Fox, E, Rhoads, C, Ward, T, Easley, E, Bernier, R. (2018). Interdisciplinary Team Evaluation for the Diagnostic Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. PMID: 29346136.