Some children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may be placed on medications by their healthcare provider to manage symptoms. While there are no medications that can treat or cure autism spectrum disorder, there may be medications that can alleviate some behavioral symptoms often seen in children with ASD. This module will help family members and teachers understand what medications are available to treat these symptoms, and the best way to collaborate and communicate with health care professionals.
- What's Included
- 22 pages
- Optional $10 certficate
- Identify the reasons why a healthcare provider may decide to give medication to a child with ASD
- Identify medications that are commonly used to treat different types of behavioral and medical symptoms and their side effects
- Describe the research on using medications to treat symptoms of autism
- Tell how to maximize communication and collaboration with medical providers
Purchasing certificates that validate successful completion of module will be available soon. More information about graduate credit and continuing education credit will be released as approvals are secured.