Early Intervention for Autism Assessment & Treatment Strategies for Birth to 5 from Susan Hamre

Faculty:Susan Hamre

Duration:6 Hours 35 Minutes | Format:Audio and Video

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Outline:

  • Screening and Assessment
    • Measure developmental milestones
    • ‘Red flags’ of autism
    • Subtle differences in neurotypical and at-risk infants
    • Latest research in early intervention
    • Video case studies:
      • Neurotypical and at-risk development
      • Subtle, easy to miss signs of autism
      • Distinct results of early intervention
  • Treatment Framework: Interrupt/Replace Coping Behaviors
    • Underpinnings of displayed behavior
    • Recognize and support sensory seeking/ avoiding actions
    • Pair preferred and non-preferred actions/activities to enhance change
    • Replacement activities that can interfere with aberrant behaviors
    • The power of distraction that can alter rigid behaviors
    • Stimulate engagement as initially related to their interests
    • Unstick the ‘sticky’ attention
    • Steps to broaden child’s play-based activity
  • Strategies/Techniques to Treat ‘Coping Behaviors’
    • Meltdowns/tantrums
    • ‘Stimming’
    • Sensory seeking/avoiding
    • Reduced engagement
    • Reduction of social reciprocity
    • Hyper-focusing
    • Resistance to cuddling/being held
    • Eating/sleeping challenges
    • Repetitive behaviors
    • Under-developed communication
    • Resistance to change
  • Treatment Case Studies:
    • How to begin treatment with a 9 month old
    • 14 month old who does not respond to pain
    • 2 year old with hyper-focus issues
    • Build Customized Treatment Plans
    • Practice designing realistic goals
    • Dissect behaviors to build effective treatment plans
    • Design a treatment plan for your client
    • Reduce Insurance Denials
    • Writing obtainable goals
    • Documentation: Treatment steps to show progress

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Description:

  • Assessment tools to identify the early and subtle signs of autism
  • 8-step framework to effectively treat ‘coping behaviors’
  • Strategies to reduce meltdowns, sensory challenges, repetitive behaviors and more

Watch autism expert Susan Hamre, MA, CCC-SLP, and spend time sharpening your critical observational skills at recognizing the early and subtle signs of autism. The behavioral differences between a neurotypical infant and one with autism are so subtle—easily missed and can become deeply ingrained into the child’s neurological system.

You will learn treatment techniques that effectively interrupt and replace the development of many ‘coping behaviors’ exhibited by children with autism (ages 0-5), such as:

  • Meltdowns/tantrums
  • ‘Stimming’
  • Sensory seeking/avoiding
  • Reduced engagement
  • Reduction of social reciprocity
  • Hyper-focusing
  • Resistance to cuddling/being held
  • Eating/sleeping challenges
  • Repetitive behaviors
  • Under-developed communication

This recording can help eradicate the delay in obtaining early diagnoses, thereby giving children a greater chance of developing some form of a communication system. Through case examples, videos and lively class discussion, you will walk away with new and improved strategies, so that once a diagnosis is made, treatment can begin immediately.

Walk away with the skills and strategies necessary to:

  • Recognize subtle differences in neurotypical and at-risk infants
  • Identify the ‘red flags’ of autism in infants, toddlers and young children
  • Customize your treatment plans to each child’s unique challenges
  • Reduce insurance denials due to increased signs of progress
  • Provide you support to work with families and other professionals
  • Demonstrate results from evidence-based therapeutic strategies that can positively impact your clinical outcomes

1 review for Early Intervention for Autism from Susan Hamre

  1. king

    “Susan is an excellent speaker. She was very engaging and provided interesteing and relevant stories. I learned a lot and enjoyed this course.”

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