Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs): What We Know and How Pediatric Health Care Professionals Can Help Patients and Families

December 31, 1969 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This educational webinar is offered by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities. The webinar, presented by national autism experts, is designed to provide pediatric health care professionals with the latest information on autism prevalence, discuss identification and management of children with ASDs within a practice, and highlight resources available to help children with ASDs and their families.


  • Provide an overview of the new ASD identified prevalence estimates with insight into possible factors contributing to the increase in identification of autism
  • Share resources CDC has developed to help families and health care professionals monitor a child’s early development and take action on concerns
  • Describe the AAP’s clinical guidance regarding screening for ASDs, particularly in light of new ASD identified prevalence estimates, and also highlight AAP’s ASD resources.


  • Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp, MD, FAAP – Medical Epidemiologist and Chief of the Developmental Disabilities Branch in the CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
  • Georgina Peacock, MD, MPH, FAAP – Developmental-behavioral pediatrician in the CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
  • Susan L. Hyman, MD, FAAP – Chairperson, AAP Council on Children with Disabilities Autism Subcommittee

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