Metabolic Comorbidities

Presented by Mavin Natowicz, MD, PhD & Mark Korson, MD

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Learning Objectives

  1. Discussion of the importance of metabolic comorbidities in persons with autism.
  2. Appreciate that some genetic metabolic disorders can have autism as an important aspect of the clinical phenotype.
  3. Through analysis of selected clinical cases, appreciate the clinical recognition of key symptoms and signs of metabolic disorders in persons with autism.
  4. Recognize when it would be appropriate to refer an individual with Autism Spectrum Disorder to a specialist in clinical metabolism and how to begin an appropriate metabolic diagnostic evaluation.

Gastrointestinal Comorbidities

Presented by Mavin Natowicz, MD, PhD & Timothy Buie, MD

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the diagnostic recognition and management of gastrointestinal comorbidities in autism.
  2. Discuss the spectrum and prevalence of gastrointestinal and nutritional issues in persons with autism.
  3. Discuss the diagnostic recognition of gastrointestinal and nutritional issues in autism.
  4. Discuss clinical practice guidelines for the evaluation and care of gastrointestinal issues in autism.
  5. Discuss major clinical research needs in this field.

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Immunological Issues

Presented by Mavin Natowicz, MD, PhD & Judy Van de Water, PhD

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the basic biology of the human immune system.
  2. Discuss changes of the immune system that take place during pregnancy.
  3. Discuss how immune dysfunction during pregnancy could potentially relate to an increased risk of having a child with neurodevelopmental disability.

Anxiety

Presented by Mavin Natowicz, MD, PhD & Lauren Moskowitz, PhD

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the clinical recognition of autism in persons with anxiety.
  2. Discuss basic strategies for managing anxieties in persons with autism.

Medical & Neurological Comorbidities

Presented by Mavin Natowicz, MD, PhD & Margaret Bauman, MD

This is an archived activity 

Learning Objectives

  1. Discussion of the importance of medical comorbidities in persons with autism.
  2. Review common medical comorbidities and discuss their diagnostic recognition in persons with ASD.
  3. Discuss important clinical and clinical research needs in the field.
  4. Discussion of the importance of metabolic comorbidities in persons with autism.
  5. Discuss the common neurological comorbidities that are experienced by some persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
  6. Discuss important clinical and clinical research needs in the field.

Sleep Issues

Presented by Mavin Natowicz, MD, PhD & Ken Sassower, MD

This is an archived activity 

This webcast provides expert insight about behavioral improvement that can be achieved when underlying sleep issues associated with autism are addressed. Health and behavior of children and adults with autism should be improved by virtue of educating about sleep disturbances associated with this complex disorder.

Providing Compassionate Medical Care

Presented by Mavin Natowicz, MD, PhD & Temple Grandin, PhD

This is an archived activity

This webcast provides expert insight about how persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) may experience medical and dental treatments and how that may differ from the experiences of others. Dr. Temple Grandin, an individual diagnosed with ASD, describes communication strategies for persons with ASD that may be helpful in clinical settings as well as supports by healthcare professionals for persons with ASDs that may be helpful in clinical settings. Health and behavior of children and adults with autism should be improved by virtue of educating about patient experiences associated with this complex disorder.

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