Target Audience
  • Pediatricians of general specialties
  • Families of children with autism
  • Psychiatrists from general psychiatric specialties and children
  • Resident paediatricians
  • Resident psychiatrists
  • The teachers
  • Psychologists
  • Speech and language disorders
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Behavioral analysts
  • Policy makers
  • Researchers
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Collaborative health care providers
  • Medical students
Targets of the Target Group
1. Pediatricians and Psychiatrists
  • Provide a basic knowledge base on ways to diagnose and evaluate autism and other mental health disorders in children.
  • Identify the tests related to the detection of autism and other mental health disorders in local institutions.
  • Identify ways of guiding parents with regard to referrals and initial dealing with situations.
2. Doctors specializing in autism and mental health in children
  • Learn about the latest evidence-based diagnostic and evaluation methods.
  • Learn about the latest developments related to autism and other mental health disorders in children.
  • Promote cooperation among experts in this area to standardize the guidelines on practice.
  • Strengthen cooperation for regional research in this area.
3. Families of patients
  • To identify the basic development frameworks of children and to determine the standards of healthy individuals who suffer from a natural deviation.
  • Identify the basic facts about autism spectrum disorders, mental health disorders, and diagnostic methods and intervention based on scientific evidence.
  • Identify and train the basic skills that parents must have to deal with infected cases.
  • Knowledge and training on how to deal with problems of behavior at home.
  • Identify and train how to implement parents’ intervention plan
4. Health experts (such as psychologists, occupational therapists and speech experts)
  • Provide the latest data on best practice interventions based on scientific evidence.
  • Training participants on intervention programs.
  • Discuss issues of challenges that impede intervention with children.