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Face covering in school-aged children with autism spectrum disorders, ADHD

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: Researchers assessed the feasibility of using positive behavior supports to promote the use of face coverings in school-aged children with autism spectrum disorders and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) attending a summer program during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Authors: Benjamin Aaronson, Ph.D., of the University of Washington in Seattle, is the corresponding author.

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