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The Impact of Subjective Social Status on the Sge of ASD Diagnosis

Honors Project: Andrea Lopez

Co-Mentor: Loisa Bennetto, PhD

Co-Mentor: Suzannah Iadarola, PhD

This study examines how a child’s race and ethnicity, familial socioeconomic status, and parental mistrust in the medical system impact the age of ASD diagnosis. Through a national comprehensive survey, the study aims to add a new perspective that focuses on the impact of subjective social status on the age of ASD diagnosis while also highlighting parental mistrust in the medical system as a factor that directly impacts a child’s age of diagnosis.

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