Developing Alabama's System of Services and Resources for Children with Autism: Lessons Learned and Taught
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 12:00-1:30p.m. (Central Time)
Jane M. Charles, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Jeffery Edwin Gilliam Memorial, Chair for the Study of Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Medical University of South Carolina
Anna McConnell, LCSW, MPH, Alabama's State Autism Director, Act Early Ambassador
Martha Wingate, DrPH, Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, Director, Alabama Autism Surveillance Project
- Describe the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network data and applications for system and resource development for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
- Outline the Alabama Autism Interagency Coordinating Council's strategic plan and leadership for regional centers.
- Discuss the roles of public health surveillance, policy and strategic planning in development of a system of care for individuals with autism in Alabama.
- Compare the autism system in Alabama and South Carolina.
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