Updates from the State Public Health Autism Resource Center

April 20, 2016

AMCHP's 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. Resources and events include:

  • A calendar of events from current and former state grantees, which will be updated throughout the month
  • Regular posts and updates via AMCHP's Facebook and Twitter pages
  • A webinar on April 20th webinar on "Telehealth and Autism Treatment, Training and Systems Building." Click here to register.
  • An infographic on autism awareness and the role of Title V and state grantees
  • Please visit the SPHARC webpage for the most up to date information: www.amchp.org/SPHARC

ASD/DD at the 2016 AMCHP Annual Conference
AMCHP's rescheduled 2016 Annual Conference was held April 6-10 at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC. There were several exciting sessions and events related to ASD/DD and that featured state grantees, including skills buildings, workshops, and poster sessions. A list of sessions is posted here. Resources on these session will be available soon on the SPHARC and AMCHP conference website.

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