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1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 4298

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2977

Email: projectecho@uwyo.edu

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Autism for Rural Healthcare Providers

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The ECHO Autism for Rural Healthcare Providers will offer healthcare providers best practice strategies and support for working with patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The network is being operated by the Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (URLEND) and the Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND).


Sessions

Sessions are on Fridays, monthly,
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. MT
via Zoom video conferencing technology.

**The April 23 session will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. MT**

Instructions for joining Zoom are available. Zoom also provides access for users with physical disabilities, blindness, and low vision through a range of keyboard shortcuts.

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Learning Topics (Spring 2021)

*Registrants will receive session handouts and materials prior to the scheduled meeting time*

January 29: Medical Co-occurring Conditions

This session will focus on co-occurring medical conditions of autism spectrum disorder including: psychiatric conditions (depression, ADHD, anxiety, mood disorder), medical conditions (sleep disorders, gastrointestinal conditions, seizures, overweight), motor deficits, intellectual disability, and hearing loss or hearing difficulties.

Presenters: Terisa P. Gabrielsen, PhD, NCSP; Associate Professor, School Psychology, BYU
Paul Carbone, MD; Neurobehavior HOME Program, Child Development Program, University of Utah
Garrett Cardon, AuD, PhD, Professor of Communication Disorders and Neuroscience, BYU

February 26: Parent Behavioral Management

Learning Objectives: Discuss basic behavior principles; Discuss how these principles apply to feeding, sleeping, and toileting difficulties among individuals with autism.

Presenters: Whitney Sherman, BCBA and Kandice Benallie; Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (URLEND) Trainees

March 26: Family Education and Support: Mental Health and Resilience

Learning Objectives: Learn what are the most common risk and protective factors that impact family mental health; Learn how parents' mental health contributes to their children's well-being and treatment outcomes; Become familiar with strategies to address the family needs and enhance protective factors across individual, interpersonal, and community levels.

Presenter: Diana Diakow, Doctoral Student, Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (URLEND) Trainee

April 23: Transition to Adulthood

**Please note: This session will be held from 11:30am - 1:00pm MT**

This session will discuss transition in the school system, transition in the healthcare system, and supported decision making and share practical applications and resources.

Presenter: Kalley Malone, Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (URLEND) Trainees

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UW Project ECHO

1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 4298

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2977

Email: projectecho@uwyo.edu

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