What are the range of community supports available to Pierce County families with young
What are the range of community supports available to Pierce County families with young children, and how have providers adapted their services to work with families virtually? Join the Help Me Grow Pierce County team and local providers to learn the basics of how families can get connected to community support.
Register to receive the recording even if you can’t attend!STARS hours available for child care providers!
In addition to HMG staff, guest speakers will be: Evelyn Patrick, RN, IBCLC
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, Nurse-Family Partnership Program
Chelsea Lawyer, Support Group Lead
The Village Club, Support for Mothers of Color
This website brings together practical and current tools, strategies, and information designed to help physicians and other health care providers in Washington State care for children and youth with special health care needs and their families.
CENTER OF EXCELLENCE (COE) certification allows eligible primary care and other clinicians to diagnose autism spectrum disorder for pediatric patients with Medicaid in Washington State. Primary care providers and community
CENTER OF EXCELLENCE (COE) certification allows eligible primary care and other clinicians to diagnose autism spectrum disorder for pediatric patients with Medicaid in Washington State. Primary care providers and community partners helping with evaluation and connection to services are invited to sign up.
• Gary Stobbe, MD: Attending Neurologist, Seattle Children’s Autism Center; Director, UW Medicine Adult Autism Clinic
• Jim Mancini, MS, CCC-SLP: Speech-Language Pathologist, Seattle Children’s Autism Center
• Additional speakers including Family and Autistic Advocates
The COE training focuses on current research and thinking regarding the evaluation, treatment and continuing care for individuals with ASD throughout the life span including:
Early signs and screening
Differential diagnosis and comorbid diagnoses
Presentation across the autism spectrum and challenges with diagnosis
Diagnostic evaluation models
Treatment options including accessing ABA
Discussion of current state of services in WA and obstacles to care
Documentation, billing codes and orders
Models of evaluation to consider for your practice
The live component of the training will include discussion of pre-submitted questions and regional breakout sessions.
Prior to the training, the course “Identifying and Caring for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Course for Pediatric Clinicians” offered through AAP is required. Details can be found on the Medical Home website found below. You must complete learning modules from the AAP and attend this training to obtain certification.