The speaker for our fourth webinar is Jed Baker, Ph.D., director of the Social Skills Training Project, a private organization serving individuals with autism and social communication problems. In this webinar, Baker discusses how to manage tantrums and frustration in children and teens with autism. He also offer practical tips for dealing with anxiety and teaching social skills. This webinar is 60 minutes long.Read More
Read more about: Mood issues and disorders
Mood issues and disorders, such as anxiety and depression, occur fairly frequently in people with autism. This collection showcases information from some of the leading researchers, therapists, and physicians who help us understand mood disorders and autism.
Children with autism can present with challenging behavior. Problem behavior can significantly interfere with and limit educational and social opportunities, negatively impact family functioning, and if not addressed can limit overall community integration experiences. This talk will provide an overview of the potential reasons why problem behavior exists and practical strategies that parents and teachers can implement to prevent the development of problem behavior. This webinar is 90 minutes long.Read More
Hospital emergency rooms pose particular problems for children with ASD. Yet, children with ASD are nine times more likely to visit an ER for psychiatric problems than children who don’t have autism.Read More