The Subtle Presentation of Autism: Core Features, Gender Differences, Motivation, and Self-Regulation
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In this presentation, Donna Henderson
will discuss the core features of autism as they present in children and
adolescents with subtle manifestations of symptoms. She will also focus on the
particular challenge of recognizing autism in girls. Then William Stixrud will
discuss the motivational and self-regulatory challenges experienced by students
with a mild presentation of autism and will emphasize the importance of
supporting the development of autonomy.
You will be able to:
- discuss the ways that more-subtle autism symptoms present
in children and adolescents who struggle socially
- identify the ways in which autism presents differently in
girls and boys
- state three reasons that students with autism experience
more self-regulatory differences than most students
- discuss three ways of supporting development of autonomy in
students with autism
What is Included?
You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handout, references, and appendices, so you can access it from anywhere!
Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.