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Special Education - Evaluation Webinar Series
Exploring Gender Differences in the Identification of ASD



This evaluation webinar series is for Diagnosticians, LSSPs, and any other special education evaluation staff. The webinar series will have multiple webinars during the school year with topics related to special education evaluations.

This webinar will NOT be held at the Region 17 Education Service Center.  It will be accessed through your computer.  Please register through the Region 17 website with your ISD email address.  A link to the webinar will be emailed to you prior to the webinar event.


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Presenter: Amanda Real

According to the most current data from the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC’s) Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM), about 1 in 59 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), with a ratio of 4:1 males to females.The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5) acknowledges potential ‘Gender-related diagnostic issues’ in the autism spectrum disorder section, noting potentially subtler social and communication characteristics. This session will identify and explore emerging research regarding potential gender differences in the school-based identification of autism under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

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Session ID:
656552
Credits Available:
(2) CPE
Seats Available:
46
Fee:
$0.00 (* No Charge)
Contact Person:
Elizabeth Archer
Instructor(s):
Elizabeth Archer
Audience:
Diagnostician, Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP), Special Education Director, Speech Language Pathologist
Date Time Location
12/10/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Online Location


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