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Autism spectrum disorders: The collaborative roles of the psychiatrists, educators and parents

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Autism is a complex disability that requires collaboration, consultation and communication for provision of optimum treatment and intervention. Both psychiatrists and educators are key to the well-being of children and their families and can work together successfully in a comprehensive framework. This article provides information and recommendations in order to bridge both disciplinary fields so that this framework can be established.

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Vakil, S. and Welton, E. (2013) Autism spectrum disorders: The collaborative roles of the psychiatrists, educators and parents. Open Journal of Psychiatry, 3, 1-4. doi: 10.4236/ojpsych.2013.32A001.

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