International Collaboration for Diagnostic Evaluation of Autism (IDEA)

The International Collaboration for Diagnostic Evaluation of Autism (IDEA) group was established in March 2020 by Stephen Kanne, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain. Dr. Kanne initially organized a monthly webinar and invited autism clinicians to share their knowledge and expertise in response to COVID-19; however, it has continued as the information has proven helpful beyond the pandemic. The intention of the IDEA group is to provide practical ideas and tools for providers to use in their ASD clinics.  

IDEA 2023 Schedule

The IDEA webinars are held on the last Wednesday of the month from 11:00am-12:00pm EST.  Our 2023 schedule can be found below:

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IDEA 2022 Schedule

The IDEA webinars are held on the last Wednesday of the month from 11:00am-12:00pm EST.  Our 2022 schedule can be found below:

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IDEA Membership

If you are interested in joining the IDEA group, please e-mail: idea@med.cornell.edu

Past IDEA Webinars

First Time Diagnosis of Autism in Adulthood-November 2022

Topic: First Time Diagnosis of Autism in Adulthood

EarliPoint and RITA-T (Rapid Interactive Screening for Autism in Toddlers) - October 2022

Topic: EarliPoint and RITA-T (Rapid Interactive Screening for Autism in Toddlers)

Canvas Dx and NODA E™ - Hybrid Telehealth Platform for the Experienced Diagnostic Clinician - September 2022

Topic: Canvas Dx and NODA E™ - Hybrid Telehealth Platform for the Experienced Diagnostic Clinician

Building Capacity to Treat Challenging Behavior in ASD - August 2022

Topic: Building Capacity to Treat Challenging Behavior in ASD

The Chasm Between Autism and the Criminal Law: Prevention, Education, and Intervention - July 2022

Topic: The Chasm Between Autism and the Criminal Law: Prevention, Education, and Intervention

Presentation slides can be found below:

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Supporting Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Medical Settings - June 2022

Topic: Supporting Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Medical Settings

Presentation slides can be found below:

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Autistic Pathological Demand Avoidance - May 2022

Topic: Autistic Pathological Demand Avoidance

Family-Centered Approaches to Remote Neurodevelopmental Assessment & Assessing the Utility of Electronic Measures - April 2022

Topic: Family-Centered Approaches to Remote Neurodevelopmental Assessment & Assessing the Utility of Electronic Measures as a Proxy for Cognitive Ability

 Presentation slides can be found below:

Parent-Engaged Developmental Monitoring using CDC’s Developmental Milestones Checklists: An Overview of Revisions - March 2022

Topic: Parent-Engaged Developmental Monitoring using CDC’s Developmental Milestones Checklists: An Overview of Revisions and Updates

Understanding the New Lancet Commission Report on Autism and "Profound Autism" - February 2022

Topic: Understanding the New Lancet Commission Report on Autism and "Profound Autism"

Presentation slides can be found below:

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2021 Autism Prevalence Findings: What they mean and how to use the data & INSAR C-Cap - January 2022

Topic: 2021 Autism Prevalence Findings: What they mean and how to use the data & INSAR Cultural Diversity Career Advancement Program (C-Cap)

Presentation slides can be found below:

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Using Clinical Databases for Research - December 2021

Topic: Using Clinical Databases for Research

Presentation slides can be found below:

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The Intersection of Autism and Transgender/Gender Diverse Identities: Diagnostics, Needs, and Clinical Complex - November 2021

Topic: The Intersection of Autism and Transgender/Gender Diverse Identities: Diagnostics, Needs, and Clinical Complexities

Presentation slides can be found below:

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Pros and Cons of Implementing a Remote Workplace - October 2021

Topic: Pros and Cons of Implementing a Remote Workplace

Presentation slides can be found below:

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Managing the Waitlist - September 2021

Topic: Managing the Waitlist

Presentation slides can be found below:

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Integrating Autism Diagnostic Services with Medical Services - August 2021

Topic: Integrating Autism Diagnostic Services with Medical Services

Presentation slides can be found below:

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Programs that Address Transition to Adulthood - July 2021

Topic: Programs that Address Transition to Adulthood

Presentation slides can be found below:

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