Project ECHO Autism Washington

Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is a collaborative model of medical education and care management that empowers clinicians to provide better care to more people right where they live.

Autism Center of Excellence (COE) clinicians are eligible to participate in the Project ECHO Autism Washington program at the University of Washington. The ECHO program increases COE clinicians’ skills in the diagnosis and management of autism using case-based learning, didactics and expert consultation so that they can care for autistic patients in their home practices.

There are two Project ECHO Autism cohorts with 72 participants for 2021.  (2021 had one cohort with 28 participants). We anticipate new cohorts for 2022.  For more information, please see the Project ECHO web page or contact the project coordinator at echoautismwa@uw.edu

Project ECHO IDD Wraparound

ECHO IDD Wraparound is a recurring telehealth program designed to provide training and support to Washington State’s community health care providers who work with children and young adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) and behavioral health needs.

By creating a unique partnership between community care providers and IDD and behavioral health specialists at the University of Washington (UW) and Seattle Children’s Autism Center (SCAC), we will enrich and empower each other in practice and work collectively to enhance care for children and young adults with dual diagnosis and their families.

Participating Audience: Community mental health providers, Care coordinators, Parent & Youth Peer Partners, Family & Self-Advocates.

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