ECHO Autism Wisconsin

Audience Icon - redPrimary Care Providers who serve children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Check ListMany communities in Wisconsin have no access to expert autism care, and families touched by autism need medical support in their home communities. Access to specialist knowledge improves lives, reduces health care costs, and improves access to care for thousands of children in Wisconsin.

Icon PeopleLearn best practices and evidence-based care for children with autism and developmental behavioral concerns while getting your clinical questions answered by University of Wisconsin-Madison Waisman Center autism experts.

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  • Screening and diagnosis
  • Resources and supports for children with autism and their families
  • Common medical concerns including feeding, constipation, and sleep
  • Common behavioral and psychiatric concerns including anxiety, ADHD, and aggression

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  • Free CME for healthcare professionals
  • Collaboration, support, and ongoing learning with autism experts
  • Improved care for patients with autism in the community

Collaboration ToolsJoin an online video conference biweekly with our team of experts including developmental pediatrician, psychologist, social worker, and parent representative

  • Watch brief, high-yield didactic presentations by autism experts
  • Discuss case presentations by participating community providers
    **Activity approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

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  • This series is offered in the spring (January to June) and the fall (July to December)
  • Sessions occur every other Thursday from 12:00-1:30p
  • Participants are asked to commit to attending the majority of sessions in the series

  • Registration is now closed for the Fall 2022 series
  • Registration for the Spring 2023 series is not open yet
  • Questions?

Learn More IconFind out more about ECHO Autism from the parent program at University of Missouri.

Hub Team

Kathleen Kastner, MD

Position title: Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician

Maryann Rehani, BS, MPH

Position title: Project Coordinator

Martha Walter, PhD

Position title: Psychologist

Amy Lyle, MSSW

Position title: Social Worker

Molly Naef, DNP

Position title: Parent

Nicole Brys, MPH

Position title: Autism ECHO Coordinator

Gina Forte, DO

Position title: Child Psychiatrist