Navigation Links
Households with kids with autism likely to earn less
Date:4/1/2008

New research suggests that the average household with children with autism not only spends thousands of dollars toward educational, behavioral and health care expenses each year, but also suffers from a lesser-known cost that hits them up front a sizeable chunk of missed household income, perhaps as much as $6,200 annually.

The study, published in Aprils edition of Pediatrics, paints a more detailed financial picture of how expensive life can become for parents of children with an autism spectrum disorder.

To our knowledge, this is the first U.S. study that examines this front half of the money in, money out equation, said economist Guillermo Montes, Ph.D., the studys lead author and a senior researcher at the Childrens Institute, a not-for-profit organization affiliated with the University of Rochester, where he also serves as a faculty member in the division of General Pediatrics. To collect data on expenses is fairly straightforward its a survey report. But projecting earning potential and then stacking that against actual income requires complex statistical modeling.

The study is based on data from the National Household Education Survey on After School Programs and Activities in 2005, a telephone questionnaire that drew on parents of more than 11,000 children, kindergarten-age through eighth grade. Parents reported if their child had an autism spectrum disorder, or ASD (that is, if he or she had ever been diagnosed with autism or a pervasive developmental disorder), their total household income and their highest level of education. Several other demographic details were collected, including the parents age, type of family (two parent or otherwise) and whether they lived in an urban or rural locale.

These data were then analyzed with a statistical model that predicted, on average, a familys earning potential.

To validate the models predictive power, researchers first used it to project the average income potent
'/>"/>

Contact: Becky Jones
rebecca_jones@urmc.rochester.edu
585-275-8490
University of Rochester Medical Center
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Research may unlock mystery of autisms origin in the brain
2. The Philadelphia Walk Now for Autism Expected to Draw 10,000 Walkers and Raise $1 Million to Help Find Answers About the Nations Fastest-Growing Developmental Disorder
3. Rain Man mice provide model for autism
4. Houston Texans Star Players Ahman Green and Matt Schaub Help Easter Seals, Avondale House and Local Families Tackle Autism
5. Study shows autism symptoms can improve into adulthood
6. Brain Imaging Expert Recruited to Study Autism at The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
7. USC granted $8.4 million for autism research
8. Autism Speaks Applauds Supreme Court Decision Upholding Families Right to Challenge IEPs Without First Trying Out School District Proposed Placement
9. Reliant Energy, Houston Texans Ahman Green and Matt Schaub Team to Hold News Conference, Book Signing to Raise Awareness about Autism
10. Jenny McCarthy Featured at National Autism Conference in Atlanta, November 9
11. San Francisco Bay Area Autism Speaks Chapter Endorses Blue Ribbon Commission on Autism Recommendations for Equitable Insurance Coverage for Children With Autism
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/18/2015)... 18, 2015 Carinsurancesavings.biz has released a ... are cheaper during Spring. , Spring can ... plan. Drivers should make sure they compare the newest ... Clients can learn more about Spring car insurance offers ... Auto insurance quotes are becoming more and more popular. ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... 18, 2015 Review of Ophthalmology magazine ... ‘Strategies for Success’ program for cataract surgeons attending the ... San Diego, where eye surgeon Jeffrey L. Martin, MD ... event. Dr. Martin is the Managing Partner of North ... chose Dr. Martin to lead this year’s discussion on ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... (PRWEB) April 18, 2015 Patients who ... of developing mesothelioma later in life, but the disease ... mesothelioma that is unrelated to radiation. Surviving Mesothelioma has ... its website. Click here to read it now. ... compared the cases of 45 patients who had both ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... 18, 2015 On April 14th, 2015, Symantec ... , which they say, “exposes a tactical shift by cyberattackers.” ... variants were introduced in 2014 - almost a million a ... threats to be identified and patched by prominent manufacturers – ... that doing business in a digital world can be fraught ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... 18, 2015 French physician and gastronome ... choices when he uttered, “Tell me what you eat, ... food to cope with stress or sadness has often ... indicates otherwise. Data collected from their Emotional ... to emotional eating, but for different reasons. , Collecting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Auto Insurance Plans Are Cheaper During Spring! 2Health News:Dr. Jeffrey Martin Invited to Share Latest Breakthroughs in Cataract Care During Roundtable Discussion at National 2015 ASCRS Meeting In San Diego 2Health News:New Study Examines Relationship Between Radiation for Hematologic Cancers and Development of Mesothelioma, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Cyber Attackers Continue to Fine Tune Deception and Stealth Tactics According to New Report 2Health News:Cyber Attackers Continue to Fine Tune Deception and Stealth Tactics According to New Report 3Health News:Cyber Attackers Continue to Fine Tune Deception and Stealth Tactics According to New Report 4Health News:Cyber Attackers Continue to Fine Tune Deception and Stealth Tactics According to New Report 5Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 2Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 3Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 4Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 5Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 6
... Reflecting the expanding,scope of chronic disease care and ... on health care systems and practices, DMAA: The,Care ... have renamed,the peer-reviewed journal of DMAA Population Health ... (formerly Disease Management) begins with,the August 2008 issue ...
... biologics during Psoriasis Awareness Month , , MONDAY, Aug. 25 (HealthDay ... of thick, inflamed skin covered with silvery scales form here ... knees, other parts of the legs, scalp, lower back, face, ... feel sore, and the more of the patches there are, ...
... Researchers may be closer to understanding why anti-cancer drugs ... immune cells, haven,t fared well in clinical trials. The ... ability of these drugs to shrink well-established tumors, will ... Journal of Experimental Medicine . , The immune system,s ...
... of developing cancers of the respiratory tract, according to a ... the first prospective investigation of incense and cancer risk, appears ... a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. , Incense ... of Asia. Researchers have shown that burning incensewhich is made ...
... Newsweek previews,the Democratic National Convention. Editor Jon Meacham opens ... and often complex relationships,Obama has had with his father, ... into who he is today. Meacham writes that,while growing ... comfortable in his own,skin, reconciling his black and white ...
... engaged medical consumers is a long standing goal of ... a new consumer guide containing hundreds of facts, action ... in their quest for medical care that is safe ... immersed in our health care system as her late ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Disease Management Journal Changes Name and Expands Focus to Population Health Management 2Health News:After Fits and Starts, New Hope for Psoriasis Patients 2Health News:After Fits and Starts, New Hope for Psoriasis Patients 3Health News:Burning incense increases risk of respiratory tract cancers 2Health News:NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/September 1, 2008 Issue (on newsstands Monday, August 25, 2008). 2Health News:NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/September 1, 2008 Issue (on newsstands Monday, August 25, 2008). 3Health News:NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/September 1, 2008 Issue (on newsstands Monday, August 25, 2008). 4Health News:NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/September 1, 2008 Issue (on newsstands Monday, August 25, 2008). 5Health News:Mother of Child Cancer Victim Rallies Patient and Families to Guard Against Hidden Dangers in Today's Hospital Care 2Health News:Mother of Child Cancer Victim Rallies Patient and Families to Guard Against Hidden Dangers in Today's Hospital Care 3
(Date:4/17/2015)... -- CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS ) will ... 2015, at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) with analysts and investors ... An audio webcast of the conference call will be ... CVS Health website for all interested parties. To access ... be archived and available on the web site for ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... and DETROIT , April 17, 2015 ... live in poverty, the infant mortality rate is two and ... per 1,000 live births. Nearly 6 of 10 infants that ... adequate prenatal care.  These are sobering statistics that Covenant Community ... people of Metro Detroit, is poised to change thanks to ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... Today, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers ... biopharmaceutical companies as "We Work For Health Champions" ... community service. Established in 2009, the ... by the biopharmaceutical industry to honor employees who ... have also shown an outstanding commitment to their ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Covenant Community Care to Receive Donated SONIMAGE P3 Handheld Ultrasound from Konica Minolta Medical Imaging 2Covenant Community Care to Receive Donated SONIMAGE P3 Handheld Ultrasound from Konica Minolta Medical Imaging 3Covenant Community Care to Receive Donated SONIMAGE P3 Handheld Ultrasound from Konica Minolta Medical Imaging 4PhRMA Applauds 2015 We Work For Health Champion Award Winners 2PhRMA Applauds 2015 We Work For Health Champion Award Winners 3
... provider of bioanalytical accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) services in ... measurement service at $99 per sample. GLP-compliant service is ... includes sample graphitization and AMS measurement services. Accium will ... at competitive rates. "This new pricing ...
... 19 The National Association of State Controlled ... grant from Purdue Pharma L.P. today at the ... The grant is part of Purdue Pharma,s ongoing ... of appropriately-designed state prescription drug monitoring programs, which ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Accium BioSciences Announces $99 Sample Pricing for Its Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) Measurement Service 2NASCSA Receives $200,000 Grant From Purdue Pharma L.P. to Support State Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs 2
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: