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

NEWAutism 202: Recognizing and Treating Trauma-Related Symptoms in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
February 20, 2020; Instructor: Molly Cevasco, PhD

NEWAutism 203: Mood and Anxiety in Autism
March 19, 2020; Instructors: Stephanie Pickering, PhD, Rachel Earl, PhD & Soo-Jeong Kim, MD

NEWAutism 204: Naturalistic Developmental Behavioral Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorder
April 16, 2020; Instructor: Mendy Minjarez, PhD

Autism 205: Being an Ally to your Autistic Teen, and Guiding them to be an Ally to Others
May 21, 2020; Facilitator: Jennifer St. Cyr, MSW

• Hodan Mohammed-Program Manager
• Celeste Rashaan-Community Organizer
• ChrisTiana Obey Sumner-Intersectional Disability Justice Advocate
• Ben Wahl-Program Founder
• Shayla Collings-Mindfulness Coach
• Jay Pierce-Teen Self Advocate

Autism 206: Mental Health and Autistic Adults with Intellectual Impairment
July 16, 2020: Presenters:

• David O’Neal, Director of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities program at Sound Mental Health
• Melanie Streight, Intensive Case Manager/Supervisor, DDA
• Dan Peterson, Mental Health Resource Manager, DDA

Autism 207: Mental Health and Autistic Adults without Intellectual Impairment
August 20, 2020: Presenters:

• Rosalind Oti, PhD, Child and Adolescent Psychological Services of Seattle
• Ben Wahl, MSW, Program Director, Aspiring Youth
• Natasha Harrington, PhD, University of WA Autism Center

Autism 208: How to Access & Implement ABA Services in Schools
September 17, 2020; Instructors: Arzu Forough, Executive Director of WAAA & Elizabeth Hatzenbuhler MS, BCBA

Autism 209: Crisis Supports for Autistic Individuals without Intellectual Impairment
October 15, 2020; Facilitator: Gary Stobbe, MD

Autism 210: A Panel Discussion: Multi-Cultural Perspectives on Autism Spectrum Disorder
November 19, 2020: Facilitator: Jim Mancini MS, CCC-SLP
Presenters from the following groups will participate: Vietnamese Family Autism Advisory Board, Somali Health Board, and Arc of King County

Autism 200 is a series of 90-minute classes for members of the autism community, including parents and caregivers, individuals and providers who 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.

Classes are held the third Thursday of the month at Seattle Children’s Hospital from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Wright Auditorium. Parking in visitor lots. Lectures are available to be viewed at home on a PC or mobile device using Facebook Live through Seattle Children’s video and teleconferencing outreach program. All lectures are recorded and can be viewed on our YouTube channel and are linked on our website. For more information please visit our website: