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Understanding Girls and Women with Autism In A World Where They Are Often Overlooked And Misdiagnosed

Course: #6450Level: Intermediate 1 Hour
Live WebinarTue, Aug 6, 2024 at 8:00 pm EDT

While the manifestation and exhibited characteristics associated with autism spectrum disorder in females often appear different than for males, females with autism are often misdiagnosed and overlooked altogether-- requiring them to navigate a world predicated on social interaction without a proper diagnosis and relevant services. This training will discuss how autism manifests for females and clinical considerations for practitioners.

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Live Webinar

Tue, Aug 6, 2024 at 8:00 pm EDT

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Foundational Knowledge, 09762; CE Broker/1.0 CE Broker #20-1224562; IACET/0.1; IBCCES/1.0; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to differentiate common differences in the characteristics and manifestation of autism among females versus males.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to differentiate the reasons for misdiagnosis and underdiagnosis for females with autism.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to differentiate common co-occurring conditions that females with autism often experience.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-20 Minutes Description of characteristics, signs, and manifestation of autism in females
20-30 Minutes Multi-faceted nature and common co-occurring conditions
30-40 Minutes Misdiagnosis and underdiagnosis in females
40-50 Minutes Clinical considerations and strategies to work with this population
50-55 Minutes Resources available for girls/women with autism and their families
55-60 Minutes Summary; Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Christina Marsack-Topolewski received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Christina Marsack-Topolewski has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 09762. This distance learning - interactive course is offered at 0.1 CEUs/contact hours (Intermediate level, Foundational Knowledge Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards

International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards

The continued family of websites, including OccupationalTherapy.com, is a Certified Training Partner of IBCCES. This course is offered for a maximum of 1.0 CE hours for the autism certifications issued by IBCCES.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.


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