Who attends an autism emergency?
When you go to an emergency for an autism crisis, the first attender would be a psychiatric nurse, child psychiatrist or psychologist, pediatric neurologist, or developmental pediatrician.
How to prevent an autism emergency situation?
What happens during autism emergency intervention?
Clinicians in emergency rooms are trained to deal with violent and disruptive conduct in typically developing children, but they may not know how to deal with a child with autism who has serious behavioral issues.During an autism emergency the trigger is managed by calming down the client, managing behavioral distortions and psychiatric intervention by psychologist and psychiatrist.
What are the challenges faced during an autism emergency?
During an autism emergency, the client is overwhelmed and may have a hard time understanding symbols and languages as it is affected by autism. This may be due to struggle in his or her language, social, learning, and sensory issues. These difficulties can make the ER experience stressful and sometimes traumatizing.