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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 »

Learn. Thrive. Recreate. A Recreational Therapist’s Role in Leisure Pursuits

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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

Autism 201: The State of Autism in 2020

This month’s Autism 200 series class is Autism 201, The State of Autism in 2020, a panel discussion.


Sara Jane Webb, PhD

Frederick Shic, PhD

Gary Stobbe, MD

Karen Bearss, PhD

Jim Mancini MS, CCC-SLP 

Please join us for our annual review of research developments as related to autism in 2019 and a look ahead of what to expect in 2020. Researchers from University of Washington and Seattle Children’s will share findings from research both nationally and locally.

 Class Schedule: This class will be held Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Seattle Children’s Hospital in Wright Auditorium from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Please join us in person or watch on Facebook live, especially if you are snowed in. For more information see the Autism 200 Series webpage.


Autism 101 and Autism 200 Series – 2020 Schedule


We are excited to announce the 2020 dates of Seattle Children’s quarterly Autism 101 classes and the new topics of Autism 200 Series lectures. Read full post »