Diagnosis of ASD in children with complex presentations
A one day course presented by the Wolfson Neurodisability Service,
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Basement Lecture theatre, 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG
- 23rd June 2016
- £75 (therapists and non-Consultant doctors)
- £150 (Consultants)
- To provide an understanding of how to approach the diagnosis of autism in children and young people where there are complexities in their presentation and differences in opinion.
Who should attend:
- Paediatricians, Clinical Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Speech and Language Therapists and Occupational Therapists and other professionals working with children in local health or education settings.
Course content will include:
- Overview of the diagnostic ASD services available at GOSH
- Range of complex difficulties seen at GOSH
- Differentiating between autism and mental health disorder (case example)
- Gender and autism
- Differentiating between autism and developmental difficulties associated with visual impairment
- Diagnosing autism in children with epilepsy
- Managing differences in opinions between professionals and/or parents
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RCPCH has approved this activity for up to 5.5 credits, in accordance with the current RCPCH guidelines.