Caring for the Autistic Child

A comprehensive overview of caring for an autistic child in the health care setting, focusing on understanding their unique needs, providing appropriate support, and empowering nurses to provide the best care possible for the child and their family.

The presentation discusses the definition of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), highlights its prevalence and impact on individuals and families, and emphasizes the importance of recognizing that each autistic child is unique, with their own strengths, challenges and communication styles.

Sherri discusses practical strategies and interventions for children with ASD in the healthcare setting.