September 1, 2017 / by Micheal Webber
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Duration 01h15m

In this Workshop, you’ll gain a good understanding of what the term Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) means, including its history and the prevalence of this type of disorder. You’ll also explore the most common areas of difficulty for those diagnosed with autism and learn how families are affected when a child is diagnosed with autism or one of its related disorders.

Learning Objectives

• Discuss the current prevalence and future trends regarding autism diagnoses in the United States.
• Explain how our current understanding of autism is shaped by past researchers.
• Describe the range of diagnoses on the autism spectrum.
• List and describe the primary areas of difficulty for those diagnosed with autism.
• Tell how family members cope with ASD-related disorders.
• Explain the opportunities available to adults with ASD.