2014 CAAI Virtual Series
This year, CAAI grantees have had the opportunity to share their many successes and discuss topics of mutual interest in a virtual environment. CAAI grantees have shared and learned about research, training and systems coordination for children, families and adults affected by autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. Activities began during Autism Awareness Month (April) and came to an end with the Virtual Poster Symposium and Discussion Session on July 28-29, 2014. This series replaced the annual face-to-face CAAI meeting.
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Autism Spectrum Disorder and Transition, April 30, 2014
This webinar began with a presentation from Got Transition staff who spoke broadly about transition and an upcoming Federal transition plan, followed by CAAI grantee presentations on research, training, state-specific successes and best practices for advancing transition for individuals on the autism spectrum.
Reducing Disparities for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder, May 20, 2014
Disparities in accessing diagnostic and treatment services, access to care based on location, and racial and cultural differences in outcomes exist in our health care service systems. This webinar focused on CAAI grantees' work in reducing some of these disparities for individuals on the autism spectrum.
Virtual Poster Symposia
The Virtual Poster Symposium allowed individuals to learn more about the exciting and innovative projects CAAI grantees have completed in the areas of "Improving Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening and Monitoring" and "Improving Care and Access to Care." CAAI grantees shared a wide variety of successes they have experienced in the identification, assessment, diagnosis, and services to children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities and their families.
The Facilitated Discussion Sessions provided CAAI grantees with the unique opportunity to continue the conversation from the Virtual Poster Session themes of "Improving Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening and Monitoring" and "Improving Care and Access to Care", but in a smaller and more intimate setting. These sessions provided attendees with the opportunity to discuss, collaborate and problem solve with fellow grantees on common areas of interest.
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Online Poster Exhibition
The Poster Exhibition features the posters presented during the Virtual Poster Symposium, as well as additional CAAI Grantee posters to provide the opportunity to learn more about the work CAAI grantees are doing to improve the lives of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities and their families.