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What Do We Know: Autism Screening, Diagnosis, & Supporting Young Children & Families

April 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT


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About This Webinar:

Children can be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder as early as 18 months, but delays in social and communication skills and other signs can appear earlier in life. This webinar will cover the prevalence of autism in the US and common red flags.  The screening and diagnosis process of young children with autism will also be discussed.  Strategies for partnering with and supporting families through this process will be shared.


Dr. Hedda Meadan is an Associate Professor at the Department of Special Education at the University of Illinois, a Goldstick Family Scholar, and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Dr. Meadan’s areas of interest include social-communication skills and challenging behavior of individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities and intervention methods to enhance these spheres of functioning.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

  • This FD Early Intervention webinar offers CE credits through the Early Intervention Training Program (EITP) at the University of Illinois for providers in Illinois. To learn more about EITP, go to https://eitp.education.illinois.edu/
  • Attention BCBAs:
    • One and a half (1.5) BACB CE credits are available for attending the LIVE webinar event only.
    • Please arrive on time to ensure your attendance is noted for the duration of the webinar.
    • Those attending the live event for BACB CE credits must log in individually.  Group logins are not permitted for those seeking BACB CE credits.
  • The following states have agreed to recognize the CE credits we offer: Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and service coordinators in Washington.
  • Providers in Connecticut can receive contact hours applicable towards their certification or licensing renewal requirements from this webinar.
  • This webinar provides annual professional development hours for providers enrolled in the West Virginia Birth to Three program.
  • We continue to seek additional recognition from other states.  Please check back frequently for updates.

Supporting Children with Autism Through Their Day | Series

This four-part webinar series will focus on supporting young children with autism and their families. Throughout the series, our highly respected presenters will take us through important steps in the lives of families of children with autism and related disorders.

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2 Replies to “What Do We Know: Autism Screening, Diagnosis, & Supporting Young Children & Families”

  1. How does one become a TriCare provider and are there other insurance companies military utilize that should be looked into as well for ABA reimbursement?

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