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Autism Evaluations: Individualizing the Diagnosis Across Age and Ability Levels



School psychologists increasingly face the challenge of recognizing the full range of autism spectrum differences and discussing individual diagnostic results with parents and teachers. Parents and teachers look to school psychologists to provide a compelling description of the individual child that goes beyond the label of autism. Participants will learn how to use a visual framework and descriptive language to individualize the diagnosis of autism spectrum differences across age and ability levels using the MIGDAS-2 evaluation process. Topics include differential diagnosis considerations, linking the student’s profile to practical interventions, narrative report writing, and discussing the diagnosis with parents and teachers.

* Session and materials costs partially funded by state and federal grants.



Important Session Information:



Session and Materials cost partially funded by federal and state grants.

T-TESS/T-PESS:
Dimension 1.2: Data and Assessment, Dimension 1.3: Knowledge of Students, Dimension 4.3: Professional Development

Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Session ID:
1481393
Credits Available:
(6) Clock Hours
(6) CPE
(6) NASP
Contact Person:
Brandi Perkins
Registration Fee:
$35.00
Instructor(s):
Dr. Marilyn Monteiro

Audience:
Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA)/Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts(BCABA), Educational Diagnosticians, Licensed Specialists in School Psychology, Speech Language Pathologists
Date Time Location
1/29/2020 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Region 4 ESC McKinney Conference Center - MCC 101
7200 Northwest 100 Drive, Houston, 77092



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