Updates from the State Public Health Autism Resource Center

April 1, 2015

AMCHP's mission is to support state maternal and child health programs by providing national leadership on issues affecting woman and children. In support of this mission, the State Public Health Autism Resource Center (SPHARC) has several new activities planned, along with presentations, webinars and technical assistance opportunities designed to aid and assist ASD/DD grantees.

Celebrating Autism Awareness Month

 AMCHP will be celebrating Autism Awareness Month this April by sharing news, resources and information through the SPHARC website, social media and listservs. The SPHARC website has a calendar of events from current and former state grantees, which will be updated throughout the month. Check out AMCHP's Facebook and Twitter pages for regular social media posts all about autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. For more information, click here.

ASD/DD at the 2015 AMCHP Annual Conference - Resources Posted

AMCHP's 2015 Annual Conference was held January 24-27, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Washington in Washington, DC. There were several exciting sessions and events related to ASD/DD and that featured state grantees, including skills building, workshop, and poster sessions. Resources from these sessions have been posted to the SPHARC website and are available here.

For more information about SPHARC, visit www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/CYSHCN/projects/SPHARC.