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Anxiety in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Karin Ibrahim, Session 1 Oct 23
10/23/2019 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM ET


  • Free


101 N. Plains Industrial Road
Wallingford, CT 06492


Anxiety in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Karin Ibrahim, PsyD,  Yale Child Study Center
Weds Oct 23-Session 1

Anxiety is a common and impairing problem in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). There is increasing evidence that anxiety can be accurately diagnosed and dissociated from the core ASD symptoms. Regarding treatment of anxiety, most research has been conducted in the area of behavioral and cognitive-behavioral (CBT) interventions for anxiety in verbally fluent children ASD. The principles and practice of these interventions in  clinical settings will be discussed including review of treatment elements common for treatment of anxiety in children with ASD and specific techniques aimed at addressing core autism symptoms that could contribute to anxiety. New research studies on CBT for anxiety in children with ASD will be discussed. Parenting strategies for managing challenging behaviors related to anxiety in ASD will also be discussed with the attendees of this presentation.

Session 1: Wednesday October 23, 2019 & Session 2: Wednesday November 20, 2019

Yale Child Study Center workshops will be held at our office located at: 101 North Plains Industrial Road Wallingford , CT 6:30-8PM


Intended audience: Good for educators, teachers, community providers, professionals, parents, caregivers, guardians, grandparents and anyone else who wants to know more!
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