Autism Spectrum Disorders Webinar
September 19, 2011 from 1 to 1:45pm (ET)
The American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatric Care Online is hosting a FREE webinar on autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This webinar will be presented by Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN) clinician Patricia Manning-Courtney, MD, FAAP, associate professor of clinical pediatrics, pediatric developmental specialist, and medical director of The Kelly O’Leary Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, our ATN site at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Children with ASD are being recognized and diagnosed in increasing numbers. Early identification and treatment is key to maximizing outcome. Parents of children with ASD benefit tremendously from an informed and supportive Primary Care Provider. This webinar will focus on:
- Screening and diagnosis recommendations
- Overview of treatment approaches, including medication
- Review of current controversies
To view the webinar on Monday, September 19, please use the following URL and password:
- Webinar URL: www.talkpoint.com/viewer/starthere.asp?Pres=136861
- Password: pco0919
Additional information and resources related to autism can be found on the Autism Information page of the National Center for Medical Home Implementation Web site.