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Into Their World: A Look at the Unique Behaviors & Strengths in those with Autism Spectrum Disorders
May 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDTFree
One in every 54 individuals has a diagnosis of autism, which encompasses a variety of signs, strengths, and safety concerns. During this webinar, you will learn the basics of autism signs, statistics, and common characteristics of those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Appreciate the unique strengths, sensitivities, similarities we all share, and looking beyond the label. Review an in-depth look at some of the primary safety concerns in individuals with autism, and strategies for prevention and response.
Upon completion of this webinar, you will be able to:
- Describe the basics of autism: signs, prevalence, common characteristics, co-morbidities, and behaviors that impact individuals and families.
- Recognize a new understanding of autism on an individual level: common myths, unique strengths, and the commonalities we share.
- Define how to identify and address safety concerns: the different types of safety challenges, the reasoning behind high-risk behaviors, and ways to prevent/respond to these concerns.