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04/27/2021

Caregiver Coaching through Telehealth: Benefits, Challenges, and Opportunities

We will provide a discussion of caregiver coaching strategies over telehealth using two different Naturalistic Developmental Behavioral Interventions (NDBIs) and consider options for multiple formats (synchronous and asynchronous). Benefits and challenges to using telehealth technology for caregiver coaching will be explored. A parent of a young child with autism who participated in coaching, both in-person and through telehealth, will share her experiences.

04/20/2021

The Autism Friendly Initiative at Boston Medical Center: Improving the Healthcare Experience for Patients with Autism

This webinar will introduce participants to the work of the Autism Friendly Initiative, and to strategies of care optimization that are tailorable to any kind of healthcare practice. At the end of this webinar, participants will understand more about the specific challenges that face patients with ASD when seeking healthcare and will feel more prepared in determining how to address those challenges at their respective practices.

04/15/2021

How Can Telehealth Enhance Early Identification and Service?

In this panel discussion, providers from Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (VKC/TRIAD) will review recent work using tele-mediatied assessment, service, and capacity building paradigms for early detection and intervention.

03/18/2021

2021 Post-EHDI LEND Workshop

This workshop will introduce LEND pediatric audiology trainees to the various challenges associated with effectively serving children with hearing loss (including those with additional disabilities) and their families. It is a unique, interactive learning opportunity that brings together trainees and faculty from across the country. This year's focus is on telehealth.

02/18/2021

2021 AUCD Leadership Academy Informational Webinar

This webinar will offer interested potential applicants an opportunity to interact with AUCD Leadership Academy faculty. The webinar will feature a brief overview of the 2021 Academy curriculum and timeline.

01/13/2021

Emerging Leaders Networking Event: Cultivate & Amplify Your Network

This event is tailored for current trainees, alumni/former trainees, early career professionals in the Emerging Leaders Community. This is a chance for Emerging Leaders to expand their network by connecting with established professionals in the AUCD Network.

08/13/2020

NIRS FY21 Rollout Webinar

This webinar introduces UCEDD, LEND, DBP, PPC, and LEAH Directors and Data Coordinators to the changes made in the FY 2021 iteration of NIRS. During the webinar, participants will be provided live demonstrations of all recently updated features and will have opportunities to ask questions.

07/18/2019

2019 Autism CARES Grantee Meeting

The Autism CARES Network will meet in 2019 for an in-person event in Washington, DC on July 18-19. This will be an opportunity for MCHB-funded CARES legislation grantees (representing research, training, and state systems change stakeholders) to share information about activities within their respective networks, discuss emerging trends, and facilitate meaningful collaboration to address this challenging issue. These activities are hosted by ITAC, in collaboration with SPHARC and HRSA-MCHB.

04/19/2019

2019 AUCD Trainee End of the Year Webinar: Maximizing Your Training Experience

Before you wrap up your training and/or coursework, please come join us for the webinar led by AUCD's Emerging Leaders Interns, Shayla and Nell. They will provide prompts for you to reflect on the importance of your LEND, UCEDD, DBP or IDDRC traineeship; share practical tips for how to stay connected with the AUCD network no matter what your next steps are; and, most importantly, how you can use what you've learned over the past year to advance your professional goals.
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10/29/2018

2018 Autism CARES Grantee Virtual Activities

AUCD's ITAC hosts a bi-annual opportunity for MCHB-funded Autism CARES legislation grant recipients representing research, training, and state systems change stakeholders to share information about activities within their respective networks, discuss emerging trends, and facilitate meaningful collaboration. In 2018, the CARES Network activity was a series of three virtual activities exploring the topic of ableism.

10/25/2018

19th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care

AUCD is proud to support the online broadcast of the Baylor College of Medicine's: 19th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care. All MCH Training Programs, UCEDDs, and their collaborators (Title V, clinical partner sites, etc.) are invited and encouraged to participate remotely. Host a live stream of this conference for trainees, faculty, staff, families, and others at your center or program. Eligible broadcast sites include MCH training programs, UCEDDs, and Title V programs.

08/29/2018

2018 New DBP Directors Welcome Webinar

Designed for new DBP directors but open to any DBP directors, this welcome webinar hosted by AUCD in partnership with MCHB staff will be an opportunity to learn about the technical assistance resources available from AUCD through the Interdisciplinary Technical Assistance Center (ITAC) on Autism and Developmental Disabilities.
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