Bright Spots Webinars are an opportunity to highlight innovative efforts to improve systems of care and support for children with autism and other disabilities and their families.
ECHO Autism WI Hub team members Amy Lyle, MSSW (social worker) and Molly Naef, DNP (parent) shared a technology-enabled collaborative learning approach to increase access to expert autism knowledge. Waisman Center’s ECHO Autism WI is a training series for primary care providers. The ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) model uses a technology-enabled collaborative learning approach to increase access to high-quality specialty care in local communities.
Decreased number of milestones listed for each age;
The removal of "red flag" language in the books.
Even with the roll out of the revised materials, the CDC encourages dissemination of any materials that were printed before the revised versions were made available. Please visit the Act Early Wisconsin website to order customized, print materials. If anyone has questions about the new materials or use of the printed materials, please contact Kris Barnekow.
Perspectives lecture series for professionals who serve children with autism
Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Division of Developmental Medicine recently launched a speaker series designed for healthcare providers and disability service professionals who work with children with autism and other developmental differences.
Perspectives on Multidisciplinary Care for Children with Autism, otherwise known as the Perspectives Series, will focus on research and service/training models designed to make developmental care more accessible for children with autism and their families, presenting perspectives from a range of pediatric disciplines. This series will be conducted quarterly via interactive webinar, with all lectures being held on Fridays at 12 noon CST, unless otherwise stated.