Determining Eligibility for Autism in Girls

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Autism diagnoses are becoming more prevalent in recent years. However, much of the research about what Autism “looks” like stems from young Caucasian males. In this post, we will discuss how Autism is currently evaluated (specifically in schools), and the differences between Autism in girls and boys. Autism Spectrum Disorder in Girls People traditionally think…

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Special Education Initial Mental Health Evaluations

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Initial evaluations for Special Education include assessments from a wide variety of stakeholders. In this post, we will discuss the role of the social worker, types of assessments for initial mental health evaluations and common concerns requiring mental health support. Role of the Social Worker in Initial Evaluations The role of the social worker in…

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