Autism 200 is a series of 90-minute classes for members of the autism community, including parents and caregivers, individuals and providerswho wish to better understand autism spectrum disorder. Faculty from Seattle Children’s, the University of Washington and community providers teach the classes. Each class includes time for questions.
Autism 209: Crisis Supports and Autistic Individuals Without Intellectual Impairment
When faced with a crisis, where do autistic individuals turn for support, treatment, services and stabilization? Many autistics who have complex mental health needs are not being served well by the current systems. This session will take a closer look at mental health services – what is available; what are the challenges, gaps and barriers; and what should be done to provide prevention and intervention services to autistics experiencing a mental health crisis. Panelists will be announced in the summer of 2020. Information will address the needs of autistics who do not meet eligibility requirements for Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA).
You can live-stream classes using Facebook Live on Seattle Children’s Facebook page. If you are with a school, community organization or group who would like host a community event and would like to discuss other teleconferencing options, please email us.
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