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Coping During COVID-19 – A Panel Discussion

Please join us on Friday, March 27, 2020 from 2:00-3:00pm PDT for a panel discussion hosted by Seattle Children’s and Seattle Children’s Autism Center for a Facebook Live Panel: Coping during COVID-19. Join here: https://www.facebook.com/events/650629382446178/
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Autism 203: Mood and Anxiety in Autism – ONLINE ONLY

This month’s Autism 200 series class is Autism 203: Mood and Anxiety in Autism

Instructors: Stephanie Pickering, PhD; Rachel Earl, PhD; and Soo-Jeong Kim, MD

Children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder are at greater risk of anxiety and mood issues over the course of their life. This talk will explore current evidence-based treatments for anxiety and mood, including cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Presenters will also discuss important ways these therapies may be adapted for this population.

Class Schedule: This class will be held Thursday, March 19, 2019 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Watch Online Only: You can live-stream classes using Facebook Live on Seattle Children’s Facebook page or use the teleconferencing application, WebEx. You can watch the live webcast from your own location in real time using Webex. Read how to use Webex (PDF). The meeting number and password are: Meeting number: 808 729 558, Meeting password: autism.

Please note that due to the reasonable caution surrounding reducing the spread of COVID-19, this month’s Autism 200 class will be only available online. Thanks to everyone for their understanding and further announcements regarding future Autism 200 lectures will be forthcoming. 

For more information see the  Autism 200 Series webpage.

This Month’s Autism 200 Class Will Be Online Only

Due to the reasonable caution surrounding reducing the spread of COVID-19, this month’s Autism 200 class will be only available online. Those interested can join via Facebook Live or use the teleconferencing application, WebEx.  Please note that there will be no in-person attendance at Autism 200 this month and anyone coming to the hospital will not be permitted entrance to this class. Thanks to everyone for their understanding and further announcements regarding future Autism 200 lectures will be forthcoming.

Watch Online

You can live-stream classes using Facebook Live on Seattle Children’s Facebook page.

To connect via WebEx: You can watch the live webcast from your own location in real time using Webex. Read how to use Webex (PDF). The meeting number and password are below. 

Meeting number: 808 729 558

Meeting password: autism

Autism 203: Mood and Anxiety in Autism

March 19, 2020
Instructors: Stephanie Pickering, PhD; Rachel Earl, PhD; and Soo-Jeong Kim, MD

Children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder are at greater risk of anxiety and mood issues over the course of their life. This talk will explore current evidence-based treatments for anxiety and mood, including cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Presenters will also discuss important ways these therapies may be adapted for this population.

Autism 200 Series Updated Class Information

The Autism 200 Series has made 3 changes to their 2020 class schedule:

Class details

Autism 201: The State of Autism in 2020
January 16, 2020: Instructors: Sara Jane Webb, PhD, Frederick Shic, PhD, Gary Stobbe, MD, Karen Bearss, PhD & Jim Mancini, MS, CCC-SLP Read full post »

Autism 101 Schedule With Updated Class Locations

Please note our updated locations for the Autism 101 classes

Autism 101 is a free lecture intended for parents and families of children recently diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Lectures are held at Seattle Children’s Hospital from 7 to 8:30 p.m. with the exception of our April 23rd class, which will be held at Seattle Children’s Autism Center

Lectures can be live-streamed using WebEx. For more information, please visit the Autism 101 class page.

 Autism 101 Schedule 2020

Jan. 23, 2020 Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s
Presenters: Rachel Earl, PhD & Valori Neiger MS, BCBA  – Webex Number (access code): 800 101 192 and Meeting Password: autism

Apr. 23, 2020 Location: Seattle Children’s Autism Center, parking is free.
Presenters: Karen Sporn, ARNP & Daisy Ma, MSW, Ed.S.

Jul. 23, 2020 Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s
Presenters: Jennifer Mannheim, ARNP & Andy Lupas, PhD

Oct. 22, 2020 Location: Room RC.3.905 near the River entrance                                              Presenters: David Camenisch, MD & Jim Mancini MS, CCC-SLP