1. Discussion Board:
This week’s prompt consists of four parts.
a.) In terms of identifying children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, why is there often a lack of an educational diagnosis of autism or ASD prior to age 6–9?
b.) How might this lack of diagnosis affect the type and quality of effective early intervention programs provided?
c.) Describe the need for early intervention and intensity of instruction within your discussions.
d.) How can better assessment procedures be implemented for use with young children.