The Importance of Family: Podcast Resources

Family and Provider Resource Team can provide resources and information including the Autism + Program and Partners in Policymaking.


Baykal S, Karakurt MN, Çakır M, Karabekiroğlu K. (2019) An examination of the relations between symptom distributions in children diagnosed with autism and caregiver burden, anxiety and depression levels. Community Mental Health Journal, 55(2), 311-317. doi: 10.1007/s10597-018-0343-8.

J. Cantwell et al. (2014) Social support and mastery influence the association between stress and poor physical health in parents caring for children with developmental disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities 35, 2215–2223 Retrieved from: doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2014.05.012.

Nordahl-Hansen A, Hart L, Oien RA (2018) The scientific study of parents and caregivers of children with ASD: A flourishing field by still work to be done. Journal Autism Developmental Disorders, 48(4), 976-979. Retrieved from: doi: 10.1007/s10803-018-3526-9.4.

Lee GK, Shivers CM, (2018) Factors that affect the physical and mental health of caregivers of school-age children and transitioning young adults with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 32(3), 622-634. Retrieved from: doi: 10.1111/jar.12556.

Smith, K. (2019). Coping with stress while caring for a child with autism. Retrieved from:

Garey, J. (n.d.). Why self-care is essential to parenting. Retrieved from:

Five ways to support parents of children with autism, (n.d.) Retrieved from: