01 What is Autism: An Introduction

Presented by Pamela Leonard

This introduction to autism includes a video titled, “What is Autism” created by Gigantic Planet in collaboration with the University of Washington Autism Center and funding by the Washington State Legislature. The video provides an overview of autism, diagnosis and treatment. An explanation of the changes to the diagnostic guidelines for Autism is included, as well as prevalence, early diagnosis, causes/risk factors and IDEA's criteria.

Resource: Autism, Autism Learning Path

Running Time: 20:15

Learning Credits: .5