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ECHO Autism for Primary Care Providers

Target Audience & Focus

This free, virtual series is for primary care providers who serve children with autism.

Participants will learn and share strategies for providing best practice primary care for children with autism in Wisconsin.

Continuing Education Credits

  • American Medical Association (AMA) PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) contact hours
  • University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Session Topics

  • What is autism?
  • Screening and next steps
  • Medical follow-up
  • Autism resources
  • Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism
  • Anxiety assessment and management
  • Feeding and constipation
  • Overview of treatment options
  • Sleep and autism
  • Supporting families
  • Irritability
  • Safety

Schedule & Registration

Participants register by the round and commit to attending each session in the round. No upcoming rounds scheduled at this time.

Join the Waisman ECHO mailing list to learn about future rounds and other relevant ECHO series.

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Expert Team

Kathleen Kastner, MD

Position title: Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician

Maryann Rehani, 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: ECHO Coordinator


Gina Forte, DO

Position title: Child Psychiatrist