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Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children: A Skills Update

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Length: 240 minutes

2011 Recording.

Over the last 15 years, the number of cases of autism spectrum disorder diagnosed has increased dramatically. Throughout this period, new techniques for assessment have been developed, and a plethora of treatment modalities marketed. This INTERMEDIATE workshop will address some of the current best practices in this field. The workshop will give clinicians skills to expand their comfort in working with this group of children and their parents.

Learning Objective 1
Describe the findings from the scientific literature for current controversies in the field of autism spectrum disorders

Learning Objective 2
List evidence-based techniques for diagnosing autism spectrum disorders in children and adolescents

Learning Objective 3
Select evidence-based treatments strategies for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders

Learning Objective 4
Summarize the developmental considerations which may affect diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders in children and adolescents

Presenters: Eva R. Markham, EdD, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY


Supplementary Materials

  • References
  • References pdf
  • Markkham
  • Web Resources
  • Web Resources pdf