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Autism: A New Way Forward
What is autism?
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is characterized by developmental delays, communication problems, abnormal social skills, learning disabilities, and behavior problems—all ranging from mild to severe. What are the core symptoms of ASD? Delayed speech Poor eye contact Social withdrawal Repeating words or phrases Having an intense focus on something Trouble understanding social cues Difficulty reading facial expressions Repetitive movements (such as rocking or hand flapping) Having difficulty dealing with changes in routines Self-harmful behaviors (such as head banging) Having difficulty carrying on a conversation
How many children are affected by ASD?
The prevalence of ASD has been increasing at an alarming rate in the past few decades. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1 in 59 children are currently affected by the condition.
Who can benefit from this course?
Parents of children who have autism, adults with autism, and healthcare providers who treat ASD can benefit from this course. These modules offer a deep dive into the biology of autism yet offer simple solutions for overcoming certain symptoms.
Do I need to be a doctor or scientist to understand the material in this course?
No! None of the material in this course is hard to learn. It is designed to be fun, informative, and practical. You can take what you learn and start implementing it in your life today!
How can this course help those with ASD?
This course will provide you with a better understanding of autism and its root causes, as well as science-backed strategies to better manage symptoms.