ECHO Autism: Addressing Anxiety in Clinical Practice

ECHO Autism: Addressing Anxiety in Clinical Practice

Audience Icon - redMental health providers

Check List IconThe Waisman Center has received funding from the Autism Care Network of Autism Speaks to launch a pilot a 5-session ECHO series on the intersection of anxiety and autism. The aim of this series is to increase the ability of behavioral health providers to treat anxiety for children ages 5-18 years old with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)

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  • What does anxiety and autism look like in school-age children and youth?
  • Adaptations of evidence-based anxiety interventions (such as cognitive behavioral therapy) for autism
  • Adaptations of autism therapies (such as visual supports) to address anxiety
  • The benefits and limitations of medications/medication myths
  • Guidance on finding services and providing resources for patients

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  • Free CME for mental health professionals
  • Collaboration, support, and ongoing learning with autism experts
  • Improved care for patients with autism in the commun

Format Collaboration Tools Icon

  • Join an online video conference biweekly with our team of experts including a psychologist, social worker, licensed marriage & family therapist/board certified behavior analyst, and parent representative
  • Watch brief, high-yield didactic presentations by autism experts
  • Discuss case presentations by participating community providers

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This series will be offered every other Friday from 11AM-12:30PM

Sessions will take place on October 21, November 4, November 18, December 2, and December 16

Participants are asked to commit to attending all five sessions in the series

Registration is now open!

Please fill out the registration form here:

Questions? Please email