Resources for professionals
Treating Autism Research and Clinical Newsletter
CPD publications for healthcare professionals
- Medical Comorbidities in Autism Spectrum Disorder – A Primer for Healthcare Professionals and Policy Makers (27 pages; free printed copies available on request)
- Health & Service Provision for People with ASD report by Queen Mary, University of London, March 2016 (26 pages; free printed copies available on request)
Parents of children with ASD face severe challenges in accessing adequate services, according to a survey of hundreds of parents in the United Kingdom. The survey, carried out by the charity Treating Autism during 2014, forms the basis of a report, authored by Professor Jane Wills, based at the School of Geography, Queen Mary University of London. There are more than 600,000 people living with ASD in the UK today, and it is estimated to cost the UK in the region of £32 billion every year in lost earnings, care and support for all those involved.
Quick reference guides
- Identifying Medical Comorbidities in Autism Spectrum Disorders – a guide sheet (single page; printed copies for distribution on request)
- Identifying Medical Comorbidities in Autism Spectrum Disorders – incl. list of references (4 pages)
CPD Webinars and presentations
- Cleveland Clinic Centre for Continuing Education Webcasts Series: Autism Spectrum Disorders: Research and Medical Treatment Implications (6 webinars; duration 30-45min)
The series is designed for a primary audience of paediatricians, general practitioners, psychiatrists, gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, neurologists, medical geneticists and allied health practitioners. The secondary audience includes internists, nutritionists and associated allied health practitioners interested in underlying medical and neurological comorbidities associated with autism spectrum disorders.
- Neuroimmune Aspects of Neurodevelopmental Disorders (video; duration 5-min)
Dr. Richard Frye, Director of Autism Research at Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, gives a presentation on neuroimmune aspects of neurodevelopmental disorders with application to autism spectrum disorder.
We have a number of printed resources available to support your patients/parents. Any number of printed copies for distribution can be requested by emailing us.