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The Subtle Presentations of Autism

Here is a link to a video created by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. In it, I discussed the core features of autism as they present in children and adolescents with subtle manifestations of symptoms and I also focused on the particular challenge of recognizing autism in girls. My colleague Bill Stixrud (author of The Self-Driven Child) then discusses the motivational and self-regulatory challenges experienced by students with a mild presentation of autism, emphasizing the importance of supporting the development of autonomy.


You can find the video here: https://www.asha.org/eWeb/OLSDynamicPage.aspx?Webcode=olsdetails&title=The+Subtle+Presentation+of+Autism%3a+Core+Features%2c+Gender+Differences%2c+Motivation%2c+and+Self-Regulation


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