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Diversity & Inclusion

Providing Solutions & Answers for Today’s Families…Working to Ensure Diversity & Inclusion

University of Utah Health | We are Different


“We Are Different”: What Black Communities Can Teach Doctors and Scientists

WUFT |Research suggests delays in autism diagnosis for Black children may reflect providers racial biases

This story was reported through conversations with autism resources specialists, service providers, pediatricians, researchers and caretakers.

Vanderbilt University | Parent’s, caregivers of Black Youth with Autism needed for transition supports research study


There are 21 Regional Centers throughout California each serving a particular geographic area and approximately 240,000 children and adults statewide.

Study: Black children’s autism diagnosis typically delayed 3 years


Race and Sex Bias in the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule and Disparities in Autism Diagnoses


Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the Prevalence and Trends of Autism Spectrum Disorder in US Children and Adolescents


African American children w/Autism experience long delay in diagnosis


Such delays lead to serious disparities in access to developmental therapy.

AUCD | Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Hub


The Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Hub provides resources, examples, and action steps that help enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion and promote cultural humility and responsiveness.

Black History Month: LEARN Continues to Push Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan Forward


American Psychological Association | Inclusive Language Guidelines


Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in advertising | UNICEF Playbook


Race, poverty, and interpreting over representation in special education


“Injustice Anywhere Is A Threat To Justice Everywhere, To Ignore Injustice Is To Be It’s Accomplice.”

– Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. | Amos 5:24

“Faith Is The First Factor In A Life Devoted To Service. Without It, Nothing Is Possible, With It,

Nothing Is Impossible.”

– Mary Mcleod Bethune, Hebrews 11:1

“The Best And Most Beautiful Things In The World Cannot Be Seen Or Even Touched But Must Be Felt With The Heart.” 

-Helen Keller

“We Are Willing To Spend The Least Amount Of Money To Keep A Kid At Home, And More To Put

Him In A Foster Home, And The Most To Institutionalize Him.”

– Marian Wright Edelman

“The Courage To Act Depends Upon The Strength One Has Gathered, The Dares One Has Dared, And Sometimes Just Because One Was Loved.”

Maya Angelou, Joshua 1:6-9

“Together Ordinary People Can Do Extraordinary Things.”

– President Barack Obama

“We Have A Powerful Potential In Our Youth, And We Must Have The Courage To Change Old Ideas And Practices So That We May Direct Their Power Towards Good Ends.”

-Mary McLeoud Bethune

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