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Reproductive Health and Obstetrics/Gynecology Healthcare in Autistic Adults

Date(s) - 08/17/2021
4:00 pm

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AIR-P Presents: Addressing Reproductive Health and Obstetrics/Gynecology Health Care in Autistic Adults

Dr. Jennifer Ames from the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P) Gender, Sexuality, and Reproductive Health Research Node, will describe ongoing research examining reproductive health and obstetrics/gynecology health care gaps for autistic people, inclusive of female, transgender, and gender-diverse identities. The presentation will focus on topics such OB/GYN clinic visits, cervical cancer screenings, and use of hormonal contraception, with particular attention to differences across sociodemographic characteristics. Future work investigating obstetric care quality and pregnancy experiences will also be discussed.

Got Transition Resources & Tools

The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health/Got Transition is pleased to share our latest health care transition findings, highlights, and recommendations from the 2021 Block Grant Applications/2019 Annual Reports. Please click here for the full report.

Additional Got Transition Resources & Tools:

  1. A list of transition and mental health tools and resources
  2. A list of transition tools for young adults with sickle cell disease
  3. A Got Transition practice resource on incorporating transition into preventive care