Radio Shows: Early Identification, Misdiagnosis, and Intervention


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2/26/04
The Misdiagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorders: The Most Important Signs of Progress
Identifying the proper way to make a diagnoses and what to look for as we monitor progress in children, as well as what to look for in a child in terms of healthy development.
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7/22/04
Finding the Best Program for Your Child
Answering the important question: How do we develop a comprehensive approach for a particular child, and how do we know which program elements or which particular techniques are going to be best for that child?
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12/16/04
The Do's and Don'ts of Early Identification and Early Intervention
Answering frequent questions and concerns regarding early identification and early interventions for young children.
1/5/05
Redefining the Standards of Care Part I
Redefining the standards of care for children with autistic spectrum disorders and other problems of relating and communicating by tailoring approaches to the each individual child.
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1/13/05
Redefining the Standards of Care Part II: Answers to the Toughest Questions
Answers to the toughest questions regarding the DIR®/Floortime™ approach and a continuation of redefining the standards of care.
2/24/05
Neuroscience Research and its Relationships in the DIR®/Floortime Model
New advances in the biology of the brain and research findings for children at risk of an autistic spectrum disorder and how it relates to the DIR®/Floortime™ Model and early preventative interventions.
3/17/05
Making a Proper Diagnosis and Identifying Early Learning Challenges
How to make a proper diagnosis and how to use the DIR®/Floortime™ Model to identify early challenges in learning, for children with or without special needs, in order to create a proper intervention plan and take preventative actions.
5/19/05
Answers to Recent Questions About Creating a Program for Children with Special Needs
Challenges to families with special needs and the role of professionals in understanding how to put together a program for children with special needs, based on our DIR®/Floortime™ Model.
10/31/07
Early Identification for Developmental and Learning Challenges
The importance of early identification for developmental challenges and guidelines on picking up on these early signs through the DIR® approach of early identification.
10/3/08
Developmental and Behavioral Approaches
An overview of the two educational approaches of interventions: the developmentally based social interactions and the behavioral approaches.
10/8/08
Summary of Developmental and Behavioral Approaches
The summarization of the comparisons and distinctions between developmental and behavioral approaches.
10/8/08
The Misdiagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Why many children are misdiagnosed with autistic spectrum disorders and an overview of the criteria and process to help make a proper diagnosis.
10/10/08
The Misdiagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorders - Improved Version
An elaboration of the two primary reasons for the misdiagnosis of autistic spectrum disorders and understanding the healthy development framework in order to properly diagnosis autistic spectrum disorders.