ASD Autism Specialty Deignation
This course is available any time after its Initial release date of Summer 2019.
This webinar provides a broad introduction to understanding of Autism as defined under IDEA, and by the CDC, Early Signs and Symptoms, History and Characteristics.Current Research, Theory of Mind, Autism Facts and Diagnostic Tools are reviewed. Prevalence, Areas of Need, Social Cognition, and Competence as well as Severity Levels are outlined. Four Areas of Treatment, Behavioral Treatment Approaches, Medications, Co-Existing Conditions, Clinical Therapies, Misdiagnosis and Biomedical Treatment will be reviewed. ASD Demographics, Family Support, Diagnosis vs. prognosis, Service Delivery Models, Case Management, DSM-5 ASD, Case Management Tools, DSM V Diagnostic Criteria changes, Intellectual Development Disorder, Support Development, Learning Disorder, Underlying Characteristics Checklist, Social Communication Disorder, Ziggurat Model, CAPS Model, IEP preparation, Autism Myths, Social Cognition and Competence, Families and Autism, Hidden Curriculums, Pragmatic Language, Friendship Skills, Research Based Interventions and medically related diagnoses are outlined.