This self-directed course is the second in a series that have been developed for self-directed learning about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This module focuses on screening for ASD and how to make referrals for children who may present with a concern for autism. Topics include a general overview of child development, specific screening tools for ASD, the importance of early screening and referral and resources for referring families of children with a concern for autism.
Your presenter is Dr. Stephen M. Kanne, Ph.D., ABPP. Dr. Stephen Kanne is the Executive Director of the MU Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders. After being appointed by the Missouri Governor to the Missouri Blue Ribbon Panel on Autism, he co-authored Autism Spectrum Disorders: Missouri Best Practice Guidelines for Screening, Diagnosis, and Assessment. Dr. Kanne is Board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology with a specialty in Pediatric Neuropsychology. Dr. Kanne has a research focus on children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, targeting diagnostic tools, outcome measures, behavioral phenotyping, co-occurring symptoms, and evidence-based therapies.
After viewing the videos and presentations, you will complete the post-test. In order to earn the Certificate of Completion, you must earn 70% or higher on the post-test. To take the test, click here. For questions about registering or logging in to CE Zoom, click here. This course will take approximately one hour to complete.
This course is the second in a series that have been developed for self-directed learning about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This course focuses on screening for ASD and how to make referrals for children who may present with a concern for autism.
After watching all of the videos in this online module, you are eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion. Please email Louis Nevins at email@example.com with the name of the module you completed and your need for a certificate.
The course, Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening and Referral, was developed by the MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders and funded by the Missouri Department of Mental Health Division of Developmental Disabilities. It was created in partnership with the MU Thompson Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders and the Missouri Division of Developmental Disabilities Office of Autism Services.