Because identification of ASD is important, it is crucial that those who work with school age children and older individuals understand how to screen and detect signs of autism. This module will answer the following questions about screening:
What is screening?
Why screen for ASD and other developmental disabilities?
What are early red flags of ASD?
Who should screen children?
When should children be screened?
Who is involved in screening?
What screening tools are available?
- What's Included
- 18 pages
- Optional $15 certficate
- Describe screening purposes and processes
- Explain why universal screening is a recommended practice
- Identify and describe developmental and ASD-specific screening tools
- Explain why early identification is important
- Identify who should be involved in screening
- List challenges related to screening
- Explain recommended screening processes and procedures
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Important: If you are an Ohio Early Intervention or Early Childhood provider, this module has received the Ohio Approved (OA) Designation.
To receive credit, please enter your Ohio Professional Registry OPIN in your Profile. If you do not know your OPIN, or you need to create one so you receive Ohio-approved training, visit occrra.org. When you have completed an approved module, you will submit it to OCCRRA by following the prompts provided.