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Developmental history-taking for neurodevelopmental conditions
Developmental history-taking for neurodevelopmental conditions

Developmental history-taking for neurodevelopmental conditions

Time & Location

25 Oct 2024, 09:00 – 12:00 GMT-4

Location is TBD

About the event


Format: In-person

Date: Friday, October 25, 2024

Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 p.m. ET

Location: TBD

Language: English

Workshop fees: $ 250 - 150 CAD + tax

Who should attend: Health practitioners involved in multidisciplinary teams or diagnosing neurodevelopmental conditions

About the workshop

Evaluation for neurodevelopmental conditions such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and Global Developmental Delay and/or Intellectual Disability (GDD/ID) are based on a combination of behavioural observations and the collection of information about current and past symptoms. Taking a detailed and comprehensive developmental history is an integral part of the evaluation process.

In this workshop, health practitioners will learn essential skills for conducting thorough developmental history interviews.

Led by licensed neuropsychologist Dr. Julie Scorah, this 4-hour session will equip you with valuable insights and techniques to enhance your diagnostic evaluation process.

What to expect

  • Understand the importance of developmental history taking in the diagnostic evaluation of neurodevelopmental conditions.
  • Learn effective interviewing techniques to assess symptoms across various developmental domains such as language, social interaction, sensory processing, and behavior.
  • Gain proficiency in mapping symptoms onto diagnostic criteria according to the DSM-5.
  • Receive an example template for a comprehensive developmental history to streamline your practice.

About the facilitator

Julie Scorah, PhD, is a licensed neuropsychologist specializing in neurodevelopmental conditions, including autism, ADHD, and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. She holds a master and doctorate degree from the University of Waterloo, Ontario. Read her full bio

Workshop fees

Regular fee: $ 250 CAD + tax

Reduced fee: $ 150 CAD + tax - The reduced fee applies to students; clinicians in the public healthcare system or the public school system in Canada

  • Early registration is encouraged as spaces are limited.
  • After completing the registration form, information on submitting payment will be sent to you.
  • Your spot is secured upon completing both registration and payment.
  • We reserve the right to cancel workshops in the case of insufficient attendance.


For those seeking more intensive training, we also offer an online introductory workshop on the Autism Diagnostic Interview – Revised (ADI-R)


Nadia (Konstandina) Bakopanos, Coordinator

Transforming Autism Care Consortium (TACC)


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The Transforming Autism Care Consortium (TACC) connects and mobilizes Quebec strengths in research to improve quality of life for autistic individuals, people with other neurodevelopmental conditions, and their families

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