Part one of a series, participants will review normal developmental milestones for socialization, behavior and communication. An overview of autism will follow to help professionals understand the characteristics of autism, diagnosis of autism, and how autism could be mistaken for deafness.
Course created on April 15, 2014
- Participants will be able to list features commonly associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
- Participants will be able to identify domains that are evaluated when diagnosing ASD according to the DSM-5.
- Participants will be able to explain the primary goals of ASD treatment.
|5-10 Minutes||What we know about ASD?|
|10-15 Minutes||Incidence & Prevalence|
|15-20 Minutes||DSM 5: Changes to Diagnostic Criteria|
|20-30 Minutes||Review of Developmental Milestones|
|30-40 Minutes||Characteristics of ASD & Red Flags|
|40-45 Minutes||Diagnostic Trends|
|45-50 Minutes||ASD & Comorbid Diagnoses|
|50-55 Minutes||Management of ASD: Recommended Therapies|
|55-60 Minutes||Questions & Answers|
Ivette Cejas, PhD
Assistant Professor of the Univ of Miami Ear Institute, Director of the Barton G Kids Hear Now Cochlear Implant Family Resource Center
Dr. Ivette Cejas is the Director of the Barton G Kids Hear Now Cochlear Implant Family Resource Center and Assistant Professor at the University of Miami Ear Institute. Dr. Cejas received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University and is a Licensed Psychologist in the state of Florida. She has conducted research in childhood deafness and other pediatric conditions. She has published several empirical articles and chapters and has presented at numerous national and international conferences. She has experience providing therapeutic services to children and families with chronic illnesses, hearing loss, behavior problems, and developmental disabilities. As part of the Cochlear Implant team she is involved with pre-implantation evaluations, assessment of cognitive functioning, and supportive therapy for families of children with hearing loss.
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