OSEP Blog Post featuring NCAEP and AFIRM

NCAEP Co-Director Sam Odom penned a blog post for OSEP about the importance of evidence-based practices in Autism research.


Evidence-based practice

Katie is an 18-month-old who does  not respond when her mother calls her name, likes to watch spinning objects, and does not use words or gestures to communicate.

Jose is a 17-year-old student who gets stellar grades in all his courses, started the cyber security club in his high school, but he does not have anyone he can call his friend.

This toddler and teenager reflect the continuum of abilities and disabilities that is autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ....