Published on in Vol 6, No 12 (2017): December

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/8260, first published .
Implementing a Mental Health Care Program and Home-Based Training for Mothers of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder in an Urban Population in Bangladesh: Protocol for a Feasibility Assessment Study

Implementing a Mental Health Care Program and Home-Based Training for Mothers of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder in an Urban Population in Bangladesh: Protocol for a Feasibility Assessment Study

Implementing a Mental Health Care Program and Home-Based Training for Mothers of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder in an Urban Population in Bangladesh: Protocol for a Feasibility Assessment Study

Aliya Naheed 1*, MBBS, MPH, PhD;  Kamrun Nahar Koly 1*, MBBS, MPH;  Helal Uddin Ahmed 2, MBBS, MD;  Shaheen Akhter 3, MBBS, MD;  MM Jalal Uddin 4, MBBS, FCPS;  Mary C Smith Fawzi 5, BA, MSc, DSc;  Subhash Chandir 6, MBBS, MPH, PhD;  Muzharul Mannan 3, MBBS;  Saima Hossain 7, BSc, MSc, SSP;  Charles Nelson 8, BA, MS, PhD;  Kerim Munir 9, MD, MPH, DSc

1 Initiative for Non-Communicable Diseases, Health Systems and Population Studies Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka , BD

2 National Institute of Mental Health, Bangladesh , Dhaka , BD

3 Institute for Paediatric Neurodisorder & Autism , Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka , BD

4 National Institute of Neurosciences & Hospital , Dhaka , BD

5 Global Health and Social Medicine , Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, US

6 Center for Global Health Delivery-Dubai , Harvard Medical School, Dubai , AE

7 Shuchona Foundation , Dhaka , BD

8 Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience , Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, US

9 Division of Developmental Medicine , Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, US

*these authors contributed equally

Corresponding Author:

  • Aliya Naheed, MBBS, MPH, PhD
  • Initiative for Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Health Systems and Population Studies Division
  • International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
  • 68 Shahid Tajuddin Ahmed Sharani, Mohakhali
  • Dhaka
  • BD
  • Phone: 880 1709 651 476
  • Email: anaheed@icddrb.org