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Occurrence and family impact of elopement in children with autism spectrum disorders.
|Title||Occurrence and family impact of elopement in children with autism spectrum disorders.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2012|
|Authors||Anderson C, Law KJ, Daniels A, Rice C, Mandell DS, Hagopian L, Law PA|
|Date Published||2012 Nov|
Anecdotal reports suggest that elopement behavior in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) increases risk of injury or death and places a major burden on families. This study assessed parent-reported elopement occurrence and associated factors among children with ASDs.