Description: This is an essential course for all practitioners desiring to gain or enhance their knowledge of autism spectrum disorders. All disorders on the spectrum are identified in terms of symptoms, similarities to other disorders, and differences from other disorders. Effective treatment options are offered for each of the disorders. Medications used to treat the disorders are identified and involvement of the schools and communities is discussed. Objectives: 1. Identify disorder in the autism spectrum. 2. Understand the causes of autism spectrum disorders. 3. Understand how diagnoses are made for these disorders. 4. Identify treatment options for autism spectrum disorders. 5. Understand the special needs of adults with autism spectrum disorders.
Hours: 2
Fees: $6.00