Steven Bedrick

Provider perspectives on equity in use of mobile health autism screening tools

Katharine E Zuckerman, Luis Andres Rivas Vazquez, Yesenia Morales Santos, Plyce Fuchu, Sarabeth Broder-Fingert, Jill K Dolata, Steven Bedrick, Jasmine Fernandez, Eric Fombonne, Benjamin W Sanders
Autism, Dec 2023


Families may find information about autism online, and health care and education providers may use online tools to screen for autism. However, we do not know if online autism screening tools are easily used by families and providers. We interviewed primary care and educational providers, asking them to review results from online tools that screen for autism. Providers had concerns about how usable and accessible these tools are for diverse families and suggested changes to make tools easier to use.

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