Autism Spectrum Disorders - Pervasive Developmental Disorders

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About the Course:

This report goes beyond an earlier NIMH publication on autism by including information on a range of pervasive developmental disorders, including Asperger’s syndrome. Disorders are described symptomatically, behaviorally, and systemically. Information is also included on diagnosis and treatment, as well as where one can get additional information. Excellent resource for therapists, educators, and families.


By Strock, Margaret (2004)

NIH Publication # NIH-04-5511, National Institute of Mental Health, U.S. Dept. of HHS

Course Objectives:

  1. to learn more about what autistic spectrum disorders are and how they can be identified

  2. to become familiar with the latest treatment options information

  3. to learn more about research into causes and treatments of autism spectrum disorders

Materials for Course Autism Spectrum Disorders - Pervasive Developmental Disorders

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Course Number: 100179
Credit Hours: 2cr
Exam Fee: $13.94
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