LEND Webinars: Cultural Competence in ASD Assessment and Diagnosis

Part of the LEND Webinars series.
Contributor(s)
Amy N Esler PhD, Sheri T Stronach

Cultural Competence in ASD Assessment and Diagnosis (Recording 1 (Minutes 1-8))

Cultural Competence in ASD Assessment and Diagnosis (Recording 2 (Minutes 8-55))

Cultural Competence in ASD Assessment and Diagnosis (Webinar slides)

Description

A Webinar discussing the opportunities and challenges providing ASD assessments and supports across cultures. Understanding culture plays a critical role in interpreting behavior in both the practitioner and the child. The Webinar objectives include:

  • Learning about differences in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) prevalence across cultural groups;
  • Discussing identified barriers to identification of ASD for diverse families;
  • Understanding research on racial/ethnic differences in characteristics of children with ASD;
  • Discussing how culture might impact behaviors important for diagnosing ASD.

Details

Date
October 24, 2013 
Type
Webinar 
Publisher
Minnesota Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities Program (MNLEND)

Topics

  • Community life
    • Parenting and family relationships
    • Culture and diversity
      • Cultural competence
      • Specific disability
        • Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
        • Specific life stage
          • Adolescents and young adults
            • Children
              • Early childhood