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The Yale Seminar on Autism and Related Disorders is the United States' first undergraduate course of its kind. All of the lecture content from the undergraduate course and supporting materials available online for free for anyone who desires to learn about Autism Spectrum Disorders. For Yale undergraduates, the class consists of a weekly seminar on diagnosis and assessment, etiology and treatment of children, adolescents and adults with autism and related disorders of socialization.

This collection consists of 11 lectures that cover many topics on Autism Spectrum Disorders: from behavioral assessment to psychopharmacology, parental guidance to insights into the life of a child with autism.

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The Yale Seminar on Autism and Related Disorders is the United States' first undergraduate course of its kind. All of the lecture content from the undergraduate course and supporting materials available online for free for anyone who desires to learn about Autism Spectrum Disorders. For Yale undergraduates, the class consists of a weekly seminar on diagnosis and assessment, etiology and treatment of children, adolescents and adults with autism and related disorders of socialization.

This collection consists of 11 lectures that cover many topics on Autism Spectrum Disorders: from behavioral assessment to psychopharmacology, parental guidance to insights into the life of a child with autism.

    An Introduction to Autism, Dr. Fred Volkmar

    An Introduction to Autism, Dr. Fred Volkmar

    Prof. Fred Volkmar introduces the Yale College Autism Seminar and provides a general overview of autism and related disorders and what the course will cover.

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    Autism Assessment, Katherine Tsatsanis

    Autism Assessment, Katherine Tsatsanis

    From the Yale Autism Seminar: Dr. Katherine Tsatsanis presents the central theme of this lecture: diagnosis and assessment of autism spectrum disorders.

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    Communication in Autism, Dr. Rhea Paul

    Communication in Autism, Dr. Rhea Paul

    Communication is a core deficit in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). In this one-hour lecture, terms related to communication are defined and typical communication development is reviewed. At each stage of typical acquisition differences seen in the communication of children with ASD are described and illustrated with video examples. A description of the aspects of communication that are unique to individuals with autism is also presented.

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    Treatments for Autism: Overview of Model Programs, Fred Volkmar

    Treatments for Autism: Overview of Model Programs, Fred Volkmar

    Prof. Fred Volkmar covers an overview of model programs for the treatment of autism. The Professor reviews the history of intervention programs, possible outcomes that come with intervention, and covers challenges, new issues, strategies and resources that are presented when undertaking an intervention program.

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    Behavioral Assessment and Treatment in Autism

    Behavioral Assessment and Treatment in Autism

    This lecture introduces the foundations of behavioral assessment and treatment of significant challenging behavior in persons with autism.

    • 5 sec
    Behavioral Treatments, Dr. Michael Powers

    Behavioral Treatments, Dr. Michael Powers

    Individuals with autism spectrum disorders exhibit a range of behavioral excesses and deficits that can interfere significantly with adaptive functioning at home, in the community, and at school. At times these challenging behaviors can cause harm to others or to the person with autism, and often contribute both to isolation and misunderstanding of the needs of the individual.

    This lecture introduces the foundations of behavioral assessment and treatment of significant challenging behavior in persons with autism.

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