Maternal and Child Health Training Program
Stephen H. Contompasis
The University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, Ira Allen School Trinity Campus, Burlington, VT 05405
An interdisciplinary model for the assessment of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that includes families as active participants and collaborators in the process. Family-centered care, cultural competence, and a strengths perspective provide the theoretical foundation for the assessment model. Source: Prelock, P.A., Beatson, J., Bitner, B., Broder, C., & Ducker, A. (2003). Language, Speech and Hearing Services in Schools, 34 (3), 194-202.
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