Patricia Leonard

Abstractor Department of Epidemiology

T:(919) 260-7237

pleonard@unc.edu

116A South Merritt Mill Road

CB #8126

Chapel Hill, NC 27516

USA

Staff/Administrative Duties

The Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (ADDM) is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to monitor the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities. The goal of the ADDM Network is to provide comparable, population-based estimates of the prevalence of autism and other developmental disabilities over time.

As an abstractor, Ms. Leonard reviews and abstracts data to determine the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disability in central NC.