30 min

Autism Spectrum Disorder The MCG Pediatric Podcast

    • Science

Welcome to the MCG Pediatric Podcast! Dr. April Hartman, an associate professor of Pediatrics and the Division Chief of General Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, is joined by Medical Student, Kayla Cooper to discuss pertinent topics surrounding individuals living with Autism with a pediatric lens. Specifically, they will:

Define, Explain the prevalence of, and discuss clinical symptoms of autism spectrum disorder
Explain the diagnostic evaluation of autism spectrum disorder
Discuss the screening and surveillance of autism spectrum disorder
Evaluate the management of co-occurring conditions with autism spectrum disorder
Define Current Interventions for patients within this community
Explain advocacy and partnership with families of patients

FREE CME Credit (requires sign-in): 

https://mcg.cloud-cme.com/course/courseoverview?P=0&EID=9857

Thank you for listening to this episode from the Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Georgia. Remember that all content during this episode is intended for informational and educational purposes only. It should not be used as medical advice to diagnose or treat any particular patient. Clinical vignette cases presented are based on hypothetical patient scenarios. Thank you for your support!

References:

Evans B. How autism became autism: The radical transformation of a central concept of child development in Britain. Hist Human Sci. 2013;26(3):3-31. doi:10.1177/0952695113484320
Identification, Evaluation, and Management of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Susan L. Hyman, Susan E. Levy, Scott M. Myers, COUNCIL ON CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES, SECTION ON DEVELOPMENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICS. Pediatrics Jan 2020, 145 (1) e20193447; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2019-3447
https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/data.html. Accessed on 12/23/20
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Identifying and Caring for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder A course for Pediatric Clinicians. [Online Course]. Pedialink. http://asd.pedialink.courses.aap.org/course/
https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/addm-community-report/documents/addm-community-report-2020-h.pdf
Timing of the Diagnosis of Autism in African American Children. John N. Constantino, Anna M. Abbacchi, Celine Saulnier, Cheryl Klaiman, David S. Mandell, Yi Zhang, Zoe Hawks, Julianna Bates, Ami Klin, Paul Shattuck, Sophie Molholm, Robert Fitzgerald, Anne Roux, Jennifer K. Lowe, Daniel H. Geschwind. Pediatrics Sep 2020, 146 (3) e20193629; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2019-3629

Welcome to the MCG Pediatric Podcast! Dr. April Hartman, an associate professor of Pediatrics and the Division Chief of General Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, is joined by Medical Student, Kayla Cooper to discuss pertinent topics surrounding individuals living with Autism with a pediatric lens. Specifically, they will:

Define, Explain the prevalence of, and discuss clinical symptoms of autism spectrum disorder
Explain the diagnostic evaluation of autism spectrum disorder
Discuss the screening and surveillance of autism spectrum disorder
Evaluate the management of co-occurring conditions with autism spectrum disorder
Define Current Interventions for patients within this community
Explain advocacy and partnership with families of patients

FREE CME Credit (requires sign-in): 

https://mcg.cloud-cme.com/course/courseoverview?P=0&EID=9857

Thank you for listening to this episode from the Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Georgia. Remember that all content during this episode is intended for informational and educational purposes only. It should not be used as medical advice to diagnose or treat any particular patient. Clinical vignette cases presented are based on hypothetical patient scenarios. Thank you for your support!

References:

Evans B. How autism became autism: The radical transformation of a central concept of child development in Britain. Hist Human Sci. 2013;26(3):3-31. doi:10.1177/0952695113484320
Identification, Evaluation, and Management of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Susan L. Hyman, Susan E. Levy, Scott M. Myers, COUNCIL ON CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES, SECTION ON DEVELOPMENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICS. Pediatrics Jan 2020, 145 (1) e20193447; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2019-3447
https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/data.html. Accessed on 12/23/20
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Identifying and Caring for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder A course for Pediatric Clinicians. [Online Course]. Pedialink. http://asd.pedialink.courses.aap.org/course/
https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/addm-community-report/documents/addm-community-report-2020-h.pdf
Timing of the Diagnosis of Autism in African American Children. John N. Constantino, Anna M. Abbacchi, Celine Saulnier, Cheryl Klaiman, David S. Mandell, Yi Zhang, Zoe Hawks, Julianna Bates, Ami Klin, Paul Shattuck, Sophie Molholm, Robert Fitzgerald, Anne Roux, Jennifer K. Lowe, Daniel H. Geschwind. Pediatrics Sep 2020, 146 (3) e20193629; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2019-3629

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