Autism Spectrum Disorders – Part 1 Characteristics of ASD
Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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Course Created: 2016
Practice Level: Advanced
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Jassin M. Jouria, MD
Jassin M. Jouria is a medical doctor, professor of academic medicine, and medical author. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and has completed his clinical clerkship training in various teaching hospitals throughout New York, including King’s County Hospital Center and Brookdale Medical Center, among others. Dr. Jouria has served as a test prep tutor and instructor for Kaplan. He has developed several medical courses and curricula for a variety of educational institutions. Dr. Jouria has also served on multiple levels in the academic field including faculty member and Department Chair. Dr. Jouria continues to serves as a Subject Matter Expert for several continuing education organizations covering multiple basic medical sciences.
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The U.S. Center for Disease Control estimates that 1 in 88 children are on the autism spectrum; meaning some degree of a complex brain disorder exists, characterized by difficulties in social interaction and communication, as well as a tendency toward repetitive behaviors. In its mildest form, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can present minor communication challenges in children who are at or above normal intelligence. In its most severe form, comprehensive cognitive deficits and a total lack of communication create permanent dependence. Part 1 of this 2 part course focuses on the Characteristics of ASD.
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- Identify the disorders included within the ASD.
- Describe changes to the ASD diagnosis according to the DSM-5.
- List features that are commonly associated with ASD.
- Included Disorders
- Early Etiology
- Recent Changes to DSM-5
- Characteristics of ASD
- Associated Features Of ASD
- Developmental Course Of ASD
- Effects of Early Intervention - Risk Factors
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