Early Intervention + ASD

The Early Intervention + ASD program area works to provide rich training programs for University of Minnesota students and community leaders, robust autism spectrum disorder (ASD) research in underserved communities, tracking rates and trends in ASD prevalence, providing education about the importance of early identification and intervention, building parent knowlege of early developmental milestones, and providing data on transition, community living and employment outcomes for individuals with ASD.

Areas of interest and leadership:
Minnesota Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (MN LEND)
Minnesota Act Early (Learn the Signs. Act Early.)
Minnesota Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (MN ADDM)
Minneapolis Somali Autism Spectrum Disorder Prevalence Project

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