WEBINAR: What Do We Know-Autism Screening, Diagnosis, & Supporting Young Children & Families
February 6, 2019
Presenter: Hedda Meadan, Ph.D.
Description: Children can be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder as early as 18 months, but delays in social and communication skills and other signs can appear earlier in life. This webinar will cover the prevalence of autism in the US and common red flags. The screening and diagnosis process of young children with autism will also be discussed. Strategies for partnering with and supporting families through this process will be shared.
1. Participants will review information on the prevalence of autism in the US.
2. Participants will recognize red flags for autism and describe the process of screening and diagnosing autism
3. Participants will describe best practices for partnering with families and supporting families of newly diagnosed young children with autism