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Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders

WEB247 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Oren Shtayermman, MSW, PhD
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The goal of this presentation is to provide you with information about assessment and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). More specifically, the program will address prevalence and incidence of ASD, terminology associated with ASD and issues of comorbidity. A theoretical framework of the DSM-5 will guide the understanding of the issues presented. Upon completion, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the spectrum of autism
  • Discuss two components of the diagnosis
  • Identify at least three common characteristics of autism 

Approval Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses and social workers.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 8/18/2017

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