DSHS Developmental Disabilities Administration is pleased to announce Community Summit 2020:
DSHS Developmental Disabilities Administration is pleased to announce Community Summit 2020: Make Your Mark from June 9-11 2020. The annual Community Summit brings together self-advocates, families, educators, community leaders, non-profit agencies, and public sector partners to discuss building inclusive communities where everyone can make their mark! Engaging keynote speakers, informational sessions, workshops, discussion panels and fun social events make attending this much anticipated conference a rewarding experience.
We invite you to immerse yourself in three days of learning, collaborating and connecting for personal and professional growth. Mark your calendars and plan on joining us for Community Summit 2020!
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.