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Welcome to the Autism Case Training (ACT) web-based continuing education course. This FREE introductory course is designed to help primary health care providers gain knowledge and skills to improve early identification of children with ASD and ensure timely and appropriate care.

The three modules in this course will help you better:

  • identify autism spectrum disorder,
  • assist a family through the diagnostic process,
  • and care for patients with autism spectrum disorder.

You can select the modules most relevant to you – take one, two, or all three. Each module contains two or three case studies based on real-life situations. You may complete all cases within a module at once or at different times.

Each module is eligible for CME, MOC (Part 2), CNE, and CEU credits. To get credit, you must fill out an evaluation and take a quiz at the end of each module. Click here for more information on CE credits.

American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 2 credits are available to pediatricians who complete all three training modules, including the evaluation and quiz for each module. Click here for more information on getting MOC credit.

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This course was developed by the authors in partnership with Health Resources and Services Administration Maternal and Child Health Bureau. It does not necessarily reflect the view or policies of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Questions? Contact Dr. Jennifer Zubler at Wyv4@cdc.gov

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Each module is eligible for CME, MOC, CNE and CEU.

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