SPHARC is a comprehensive web-based resource center intended to provide ongoing technical assistance and facilitate cross-state learning to increase the capacity of states, particularly Title V programs, in developing and implementing systems of care for children and youth with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities (ASD/DD) through resource development, technical assistance and peer learning. SPHARC is designed to establish an ongoing peer-to-peer network, and exchange of resources and information.
Click on the state name below to access their PDF SPHARC profile in a new window:
April is AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH!
Please join AMCHP in celebrating National Autism Awareness Month! Throughout April, AMCHP will be sharing resources and highlighting what states and partners are doing to celebrate Autism Awareness. Visit our Autism Awareness Month resource page for a calendar of events and more!
SPHARC Autism Awarness Month Webinar: Assuring Comprehensive Care and Development for Children with ASD/DD
Tuesday, April 28 | 1:00-2:00PM, ET
As part of its Autism Awareness Month activities, the State Public Health Autism Resource Center (SPHARC) will host a webinar that highlights programs to improve ASD/DD screening, early identification and evaluation services. Presentations will include lessons learned from the Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) Initiative and Oregon's state implementation grant project - ACCESS: Assuring Comprehensive Care through Enhanced Service Systems for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other Developmental Disabilities. Click here to register.
NEW PUBLICATIONS: SPHARC Environmental Scan on State Developmental & ASD Screening Activities
Grantee Member Log-in
Current and former grantees can log-in to the shared members GroupSpace at: http://groupspaces.com/SPHARC. This is a members-only online forum to share files, resources, information and facilitate connections through a listserv and discussion page.
Questions about SPHARC's GroupSpace page can be directed to
Associate Director, Child & Adolescent Health
x112, (202) 266-3053
Senior Program Manager, Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
x.122 (202) 266-3056