ABOUT THIS EPISODE (+ scroll for resources) 👇
Dr. Tay hosts Dr. Phil Boucher, a pediatrician working within the direct primary care model. they discuss autism, including advocating for your child and support needs like sleep and additional testing. Dr. Boucher explains the challenges of traditional healthcare and his transition to the direct primary care model, allowing him more time to deliver quality healthcare to patients. he offers advice to parents on how to approach discussions about autism with their child’s pediatrician. the episode concludes with a look at the future of this healthcare model, and how it allows for a more personalized and efficient approach to healthcare.
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*please note: in this episode, both identity-first (autistic child) and person-first language (child with autism / ASD) are used. we have a conversation in the episode about language and why both are being used!