Program Contents: 27 minutes DVD. Includes 27 page Viewer's guide with reproducible handouts and
Copyright Date: 2008
Part of Foster Parent College
The growing number of children diagnosed with autism increases the possbility that foster, kinship, and adoptive parents wil face this challenging disability. Dr. Robert Nickel, Professor of Pediatrics and nationally respected authority on autism, offers insight into Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) based on his many years of experience as a developmental pediatrician.
This course examines the core deficits of autism: communication, social skills, and play. Also covered are develomental delay, Functional Behavior Assessment, Asperger syndrome, and medical issues commonly experienced by children with autism.