FASDs and Autism: What's the connection?

Date: November 11, 2010

Arctic FASD RTC affiliate faculty member Michael Baldwin explored the overlaps between fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) and autism spectrum disorders (ASD), the potential clinical issues related to accurate identification and diagnosis of FASDs, and the impacts of misdiagnosis.

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Continuing Education Credit

Presentation Materials

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Education (CE) credits were available through the University of Alaska Anchorage Center for Behavioral Health Research and Services (CBHRS). These CE credits are accepted by several licensing boards and for other professional purposes. Please consult with your licensing board to confirm the acceptance of these credits.

CBHRS is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CBHRS maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  

Participants were eligible to receive two (2) continuing education (CE) credits for the completion of the workshop. The processing fee for these two credits was $25.00.

Target Audience
  • Health and allied health professionals
  • Students in health and allied health programs
  • Parents and caregivers
  • Educators
  • Professionals who may work with individuals with FASD
  • Community members interested in learning more about FASD
  • No previous knowledge of FASD is required.
Learning Objectives
  • Identify issues related to the accurate diagnosis and differentiation of FASDs and ASDs.
  • Discuss the available scientific literature that addresses the overlap between FASDs and ASDs.
Presentation Materials

This event was available via teleconference. Click here for a copy of the presentation handout.