In the doctor's office: a parent perspective

Pediatr Clin North Am. 2012 Feb;59(1):13-8, ix. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2011.10.015.


This article explores emblematic examples of autistic ways of processing the world and effective practices for pediatrician interactions with children on the spectrum. It offers a parent perspective in relation to this dynamic, considering personal anecdotes that reflect on the communication, social, and sensory challenges for those with autism.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Child
  • Child Development Disorders, Pervasive / diagnosis
  • Child Development Disorders, Pervasive / psychology*
  • Child, Preschool
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Office Visits*
  • Parent-Child Relations*
  • Physician-Patient Relations*
  • Video Recording
  • Young Adult