In this Facebook Live discussion, Dr. Catherine Lord, a licensed clinical psychologist, discusses how autism evaluations and supports change as individuals with autism get older. She also discusses the value of an autism diagnosis. This discussion is 30 minutes long.Read More
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Professionals diagnose autism by observing the behavior of a person seeking a diagnosis and by analyzing the person’s developmental history. This collection of articles and webinars addresses how autism is diagnosed, who receives a diagnosis, and the community’s experiences with getting an autism diagnosis.
Two brain imaging studies suggest it is possible to detect autism in high-risk infants as early as 6 months.Read More
In this webinar, Kevin Pelphrey, Ph.D., a professor and neuroscientist, discusses his experiences as the father of a daughter and son with autism. He also discusses how these experiences have shaped his work as a scientist. This webinar is 60 minutes long.Read More
In this recorded webinar, autism expert Catherine Lord, Ph.D. discusses interventions and the types of questions parents or adults with ASD should ask doctors and specialists.Read More