The Earlier the Better! Recognizing Autism in Young Children

April 21, 2022 | 4:00pm

The earlier young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are identified, the more opportunity early childhood professionals have to provide services and supports that will benefit children for a lifetime. Gain a deeper understanding of ASD diagnosis and educational eligibility determination, insight into differences in presentation of ASD in boys and girls, and considerations for making decisions about services and supports.

Presented by: Wendy Grove, Director, Ohio Department of Education Office of Early Learning and School Readiness; Jessica Foster, MD, Akron Children's Hospital; Laura Maddox, Program Director, Center for the Young Child, OCALI

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