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SPOTLIGHT: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

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Learning products and resources to assist the public health community and healthcare providers to understand more about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and developmental disabilities. Research shows that early intervention treatment services can greatly improve a child’s development.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Learning Products

Autism Case Training in-class curriculum Continuing Education

  • Designed to educate future health care providers on the fundamental components of identifying, diagnosing, and managing ASDs
  • Includes facilitators’ guides, supporting presentations, and videos

Autism Case Training: Part 1 Identifying Continuing Education

  • Focuses on early warning signs of ASDs and the screening process

Autism Case Training: Part 2 Diagnosing Continuing Education

  • Focuses on communicating with families about concerns from screening results and making an ASD diagnosis

Autism Case Training: Part 3 Managing Continuing Education

  • Focuses on early intervention and education, treatments, and autism-specific anticipatory guidance for children with ASDs

Learn the Signs. Act Early. : Community-based Training for Child Care Providers

  • Sponsored by the Delaware Division of Public Health’s Bureau of Maternal and Child Health and presented by Health Equity Associates, LLC
  • Provides an educational foundation to help increase child care providers awareness and knowledge of children’s developmental milestones and the relationship of those milestones and missed milestones to developmental problems and ASDs

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Resources

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Information regarding training products and resources featured in the Spotlight was provided by

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  • National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD)
  • Page last reviewed: November 1, 2012
  • Page last updated: November 1, 2012
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