1 in 59 children has autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This presentation will update you on the new AAP guidelines for caring for children and youth with ASD. Through video clips, this presentation will improve your ability to identify red flags for ASD. By the end of the presentation, you will know how to screen children and youth at risk for ASD and recognize the best diagnostic tools and treatment options. The medical comorbidities of patients with ASD will also be presented. Additionally, you will walk away with resources and support for children and youth with ASD.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review evidence-based practices for identification, evaluation, and treatment of individuals with autism spectrum disorder
  • Recognize clinical signs of autism spectrum disorder
  • Describe the medical comorbidities of individuals with autism spectrum disorder