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“You don’t look autistic.” I never figured out how I’m supposed to appear to someone that says that. It is like telling someone they are passing for something they are not or would rather not be.
About 6 years, ago, I finally decided to get tested for a possible learning disability by a psychologist. I knew something was holding me back from successful interviews for higher paying jobs and a quality social life. I also had past social interaction challenges.
Join Mitch Reid, Ph.D, for the first of 3 sessions discussing the administration of the ADOS. Purpose: Discuss the assessment tools (e.g., parent and teacher/evaluator measures) that complement the ADOS and provide more information for the diagnostic impressions. • Developmental questionnaires • Adaptive behavior measures • Sensory profile measures • Autism rating scales Interested in…
On April 26, 2018, the CDC issued a report on the prevalence of children diagnosed with autism and found a 15% increase in the diagnostic prevalence since the last report published in 2016.