ECHO Autism Wisconsin

Target Audience:
Primary Care Providers who serve children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Program Description & Aims:
Many 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.

AUTISM SPECIALIST SUPPORT FOR PRIMARY CARE
Learn 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.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • 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

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

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

Format:

  • Join 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™

 Upcoming Session Dates:

  • Thursdays from Noon to 1:30pm
    Biweekly January to June 2021

How to Enroll:

Resources: Find out more about ECHO Autism

Project Team

Danielle Scholze, MD

Position title: Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician / Medical Lead for Fragile X Team

Martha Walter, PhD

Position title: Psychologist

Amy Lyle, MSSW

Position title: Family Navigator, Waisman Resource Center

Lindsay McCary, PhD

Position title: Psychologist

Amy Whitehead

Position title: Clinics Operations Manager