LEND Webinars: Cultural Competence in ASD Assessment and Diagnosis

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Webinar 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.

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