Will You Friend Me? The Complex Relationship Between Media and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

November 15, 2018

McLeod Frampton Gwynette, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina



Target Audience

This activity was developed for physicians along with nurses and ancillary staff.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe the pattern of screen time usage in patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared to neurotypical peers.
  • Discuss the evidence for using technology to assist in the treatment of patients with ASD.
  • Identify the unique risks of extended screen time and/or internet usage for patients with ASDs.


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/15/2018 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
11/15/2018 - 1:30pm
University of California School of Medicine at Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.50 Attendance


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