Prsented by: Susan Hepburn, Ph.D. 

In this session Dr. Hepburn will discuss key elements of an evaluation for autism spectrum disorder in young children. She will compare the strengths and weaknesses of three evidence-based assessment tools and how family culture and language can affect the evaluation process. Additionally, Dr. Hepburn will demonstrate how to differentiate between autism spectrum disorder, lack of social experience, trauma, and attachment problems.

Presented by: Susan Hepburn, Ph. D. 

In this webinar participants will learn the importance of identify autism symptoms in early childhood rather than adopting a “wait and see” approach. Early emerging symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in young boys and girls across the domains of social, communication and flexibility will be discussed as well as how to differentiate between ASD, a global developmental delay and a speech-language impairment in young children.

Presented by: Dr. Camille Kolu, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Team members providing behavioral services are positioned to

make life-changing decisions impacting those with autism: Does

trauma matter? How do we ask about it, honor experience and

history, and develop ethical and compassionate assessments and

plans? This webinar expands boundaries of competence while

providing resources, and real-life examples.

Developed by Teri McGill, M.Ed, BCBA

This webinar will cover information to help look below the surface and gain a better understanding of students with autism who have average to above average language and cognitive abilities.  It will discuss how to use this information to develop classrooms and school communities that support and improve the education experience for these indivdiuals.  


Application of the Assessment Process: In this session, we will apply the content from session 1. Video examples will be used to explore how to complete the general assessment process with different learner profiles.

Following the webinar, click here and take a short survey to recieve  a certificate of attendance.


The Assessment Process: In this session, we will discuss a general framework
for conducting assessments regardless of the materials being used. This session
introduces the concept of “core assessments” and how to apply this with different
learner profiles. The content of this session is applicable to any setting or assessment

Following the webinar, click here and take a short survey to recieve  a certificate of attendance.