Training and Professional Development, 2010
This category contains information and resources for professionals who provide training, as well as those seeking to advance their knowledge of working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities and their families.
This toolkit was developed to support health care professionals in the identification and ongoing management of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in the medical home. The toolkit is divided in to the following sections listed below. Please choose a section for specific information and tools that can be found in the toolkit.
This lecture introduces the foundations of behavioral assessment and treatment of significant challenging behavior in persons with autism. The assessment and intervention principles discussed are firmly grounded in the behavior analytic research literature, and have enjoyed widespread clinical application with a diverse range of behaviors including aggression, self-injury, stereotypy, property destruction, and pica. Video & PowerPoint by Dr. Michael Powers
These training modules are designed to provide a comprehensive, coordinated training system for early intervention practitioners.
This 28-minute video was produced for use by the University of North Carolina School of Government and other legal organizations in consultation with UNC Division TEACCH to develop continuing legal education training regarding the identification, safety, and needs of those with autism in their communities.
The manual outlines relevant topics, including the current state of research findings, professional judgment and data-based clinical decision making, values and preferences of families, and capacity building. Each chapter sets a course for advancing the efforts of school systems to engage in evidence-based practice for their students on the autism spectrum
The life course approach to conceptualizing health care needs and services evolved from research documenting the important role early life events play in shaping an individual's health trajectory. The interplay of risk and protective factors, such as socioeconomic status, toxic environmental exposures, health behaviors, stress, and nutrition, influence health throughout one?s lifetime.