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Interdisciplinary Assessment for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Web Address: Interdisciplinary Assessment for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Grantee Institution: University of Vermont
MCH Training Program: LEND
Product Category: Training Materials and Strategies

Product Contact(s):

Stephen H. Contompasis
The University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, Ira Allen School Trinity Campus, Burlington, VT 05405
(802) 656-3187
Email: stephen.contompasis@uvm.edu

Product Description

An interdisciplinary model for the assessment of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that includes families as active participants and collaborators in the process. Family-centered care, cultural competence, and a strengths perspective provide the theoretical foundation for the assessment model. Source: Prelock, P.A., Beatson, J., Bitner, B., Broder, C., & Ducker, A. (2003). Language, Speech and Hearing Services in Schools, 34 (3), 194-202.

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