Accepted for Publication: April 2, 2012.
Published Online: September 3, 2012. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2012.790
Author Contributions: Dr Sterzing had full access to the data in this study and assumes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the analyses. Study concept and design: Sterzing, Shattuck, and Narendorf. Analysis and interpretation of data: Sterzing, Shattuck, Narendorf, Wagner, and Cooper. Drafting of the manuscript: Sterzing, Shattuck, and Narendorf. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Sterzing, Shattuck, Narendorf, Wagner, and Cooper. Statistical analysis: Sterzing, Shattuck, Wagner, and Cooper. Obtained funding: Shattuck. Study supervision: Shattuck.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by the Organization for Autism Research (Dr Shattuck), by Autism Speaks (Dr Shattuck), and by grant R01 MH086489 from the National Institute of Mental Health (Dr Shattuck).
Disclaimer: The contents of this article are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not represent the official views of the National Institute of Mental Health.
Previous Presentation: Portions of this article were presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Work Research; January 13, 2011; Tampa, Florida.