The Subtle Presentation of Autism: Core Features, Gender Differences, Motivation, and Self-Regulation

  • 02 Nov 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • ASHA National Office

Location: ASHA National Office, 2200 Research Blvd., Rockville, MD 20850

Cost: $40, xMinds members can receive a $5 discount with promotion code. Please contact mmartinez@xminds.org for the promo code.

A limited number of discounted admission scholarships are available for
current educators and future SLPs, teachers, psychologists. Contact programs@ldamc.org for information about scholarships and continuing education credits.

Partnership for Extraordinary Minds is proud to partner with the the Learning and Academic Disabilities Association of Montgomery County (LDAMC), the American Speech Hearing Association, and the THRIVE Center for ADHD and Comprehensive Mental Health in welcoming Dr. William Stixrud and Dr. Donna Henderson to discuss the subtle presentation of Autism.

In this presentation, Dr. Henderson will discuss the core features of autism as they present in children and adolescents with subtle manifestations of symptoms and the particular challenge of recognizing autism in girls. Dr. 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.

For more information, including presenter biographies and disclosure statements, please visit  www.ldamc.org.

 
 This is a lecture-style event.

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