Screening & Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders


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Autism spectrum disorder is primarily a _____ disorder.

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Why is early screening and diagnosis for ASD so important?

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2. Doctors begin assessing for ASD specifically in the _____ well visit.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge what you know about identification and testing for autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Topics include the definition and early screening for ASD.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the worksheet/quiz to:

  • Identify when doctors start to test for ASD
  • Recognize the questions you might find on an ASD questionnaire
  • Name the diagnostic tool used to detect symptoms of ASD

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on identification and testing for ASD
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what kind of disorder ASD is
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how and when ASD screening takes place

Additional Learning

To gain more information about the disorder, we've created the lesson entitled Screening & Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Take the following study points into consideration:

  • Further information about autism spectrum disorders
  • Some of the issues those with ASD might face
  • Information from parents and caregivers