Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders

Green Clock Hours: 1.00

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a term used to describe a variety of complex developmental disorders. These disorders result in significant and persistent deficits in communication and social interaction. While many people may have heard of autism or ASD, or met a person with ASD, there are many prevailing myths and misinformation about the condition and how it affects the lives of the individuals living with the disorder and their families.

This course will provide learners with an overview of ASD, including diagnostic criteria, common characteristics of the disorder, and the diagnostic and screening tools used to identify it. This course will provide information on the theoretical causes of ASD, including what treatments are available to address symptoms. Finally, learners will gain knowledge of the common challenges faced by individuals with ASD and their families, as well as ways practitioners and those working with individuals with ASD can support them in their daily life.



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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a term used to describe a variety of complex developmental disorders. These disorders result in significant and persistent deficits in communication and social interaction. While many people may have heard of autism or ASD, or met a person with ASD, there are many prevailing myths and misinformation about the condition and how it affects the lives of the individuals living with the disorder and their families.

This course will provide learners with an overview of ASD, including diagnostic criteria, common characteristics of the disorder, and the diagnostic and screening tools used to identify it. This course will provide information on the theoretical causes of ASD, including what treatments are available to address symptoms. Finally, learners will gain knowledge of the common challenges faced by individuals with ASD and their families, as well as ways practitioners and those working with individuals with ASD can support them in their daily life.



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