Resources: Diagnosis and Eligibility
Diagnosis and Eligibility
Screening and Diagnosis
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- ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders) Video Glossary
- My Next Steps: A Parent's Guide to Understanding Autism
An informative website that answers questions about screening and diagnosis and provides links for more information. The website provides recommendations for physicians and parents including next steps during and after the screening and diagnostic process.
This website discusses the steps in the diagnostic process, including the screening and comprehensive diagnostic process. It offers links to other resources for extended information about screening and diagnostic tools.
Centers for Disease Control Autism Case Training (Continuing Education) Course Goal: After completing all three modules, users will be able to: 1.Describe cognitive, language, motor, social, and emotional components of typical and atypical child behavior and development, 2.Identify the diagnostic process and best practices for supporting a family through screening and diagnosis, and 3.Identify early intervention approaches and clinical management strategies for children with autism spectrum disorders Who Should Take this Course? This introductory course was developed for pediatric health care providers. Curriculum Development: Course content comes from the Autism Case Training (ACT): A Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Curriculum. This was written by developmental-behavioral faculty and fellows from 10 Maternal and Child Health Bureau Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship Training Programs and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It has undergone external review by peers and field validation.