This course is expiring, etc. etc. etc.

‹ Return to Courses

Highlights in Autism Research

Course #: 06-294

Take the Exam 

Price: $12.00

CE Credit Hours: 3.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

Start Course 

How to Take This Course:


Course Description

CE Course Description

This brief, intermediate level continuing education course was developed using information from the National Institute of Heath Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee and is intended to give an overview of recent advances in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) research.  Several studies are presented that provide insight new into the complex causes of autism, prevalence,  and potential risk factors, studied clues that could lead to earlier diagnosis, evaluated promising early intervention strategies , as well as a review of  the service needs of people with ASD across the lifespan.

CE Course Objectives

1. Describe the effectiveness of screening for developmental disabilities, particularly autism spectrum disorders (ASD), as well as the developmental trajectories for children with and without ASD.

2. Discuss the patterns of co-occurrence of various comorbid health conditions in those with ASD.

3. Outline scientific advances aimed at understanding the biology that underlies ASD.

4. Summarize research findings on the role that genetics and environmental factors play in autism risk.

5. Identify various treatments and interventions that have proven to be effective for individuals with ASD.

6. Review relevant research findings pertaining to adults with ASD.

 

 

Did you know you can now get UNLIMITED Continuing Education Credit Hours for only $95/year?
Click Here to learn more.

System Requirements

In order to view this course, you will need to be able to view a PDF document for the course material. If your device doesn't have the capability to view a PDF, you can click here to download Adobe Acrobat for free.


Board Approval Status

I am a:

Practicing in:

The board approval status information is provided based on our current understanding of the licensing agencies. Please note that it is the responsibility of each licensee to verify acceptance of our courses with their licensing agency.


‹ Return to Courses