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Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Overview in Spanish

Time: Saturday, June 21, 2014, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM EST

Speakers:
Yuliana Diaz, The Autism Society of America
Marisol Ramos, Vision for Equality

It is estimated that 1 in 68 children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Research shows that Hispanic children are often diagnosed later than the national average. With prevalence rates on the rise, it is important that families of underserved communities have access to quality information and resources.

The Autism NOW Center and the Autism Society of America have partnered to offer a free resource to Spanish-speaking families. Join us for this webinar, which will be offered entirely in Spanish, to learn more about autism spectrum disorders. Presenters will provide an overview of ASD; discuss steps involved in screening and diagnosis; address existing barriers for Latino families; and help connect families to resources in their community. Register for this webinar today!

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Autismo: Una visión general en español

Hora: Sábado, 21 de Junio 2014, 1:00-2:00pm EST

Presentadores:
Yuliana Diaz, el Autism Society
Marisol Ramos, Vision for Equality

Se estima que 1 de cada 68 niños tiene un trastorno del espectro autista (TEA). Las investigaciones muestran que los niños hispanos se les diagnostica a menudo más tarde del promedio nacional. Con las tasas de prevalencia en aumento, es importante que las familias de las comunidades insuficientemente atendidas tengan acceso a información de calidad y recursos.

El Autism Now Center y el Autism Society se han asociado para ofrecer un recurso gratuito para las familias de habla hispana. Únete a nosotros en este seminario, que será ofrecido completamente en español, para aprender más acerca de los trastornos del espectro autista. Los presentadores proporcionar una visión general de la CIA; discutir los pasos involucrados en la detección y el diagnóstico; abordar las barreras existentes para las familias latinas; y ayudar a conectar a las familias a los recursos disponibles en su comunidad. Registrate en este seminario web hoy mismo!

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Other Information

The Autism NOW Center is a project funded by the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Grant # 90DN0283-04) and is a national initiative of The Arc. The Center gathers, organizes, and disseminates readily accessible, high-quality resources and information related to community-based services that support independent living and self-determination, treatment protocols that promote community-based experiences, and evidence-based interventions. As part of this mission, The Autism NOW Center hosts free quarterly webinars on selected Tuesday from 2:00 to 3:00 pm (EST). Designed for self-advocates, families, professionals, and the general public, these webinars encompass a wide variety of topics and practices in the area of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. For any further questions regarding these webinars, for more information on The Autism NOW Center, or for technical assistance, please contact Phuong Nguyen at pnguyen@autismnow.org.

Date posted: April 27, 2012. Content created by The Autism NOW Center. Last updated: May 30, 2014.

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