Thursday, April 19, 2012

Autism and the Importance of Assessment in Early Childhood Education

"Assessment in Child Care," CCEI's April 2012 Newsletter, is in recognition of "National Autism Awareness Month." Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) have been on the rise for several years now. Recent data reports show that autism is here to stay, at least for the foreseeable future. View our link for more information on ASD detection, treatment, and why early assessment is necessary for healthy development.

CCEI also offers SPN101: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder and SPN103: Teaching Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the online course catalog.


  1. With early detection and assessment, doctors and parents are given time to prepare for a child's growth. The improvement of science has accommodated proper response on the treatment of this disorder.