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 Current Webinars

​​​​In this site you will find webinars/calls up to a year old, by the date.

Kids As Self Advocates: Giving Youth a Platform to Lead Coffee Talk

Date: April 28, 2017

As part of SPHARC's Autism Awareness Month coffee talk series, this coffee talk featured Matthew Shapiro from Kids as Self Advocates (KASA) and Bev Baker from Family Voices. Matthew presented on the mission of KASA, the structure of KASA's youth board, and various youth-related activities that KASA provides. Matthew and Bev also provided thoughts and feedback on strategies to engage youth with disabilities in program development and activities. 


Telehealth Policy and Autism Coffee Talk 

Date: April 19, 2017

This coffee talk series, which is part of SPHARC's Autism Awareness Month Activities, featured Mei Kwong, Policy Advisor and Project Director for the Center for Connected Health Policy. Mei shared her expertise around telehealth policy and autism by presenting on several telehealth modalities, how telehealth works well with autism treatment and the intersection of telehealth policies and autism policies. She also provided telehealth autism program examples from several states that currently use telehealth for autism treatment. 

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Early Childhood Data Systems Integration

Date: August 31, 2016

This webinar featured Colleen Murphy, Early Childhood Technical Assistance Specialist at Applied Engineering Management. Ms. Murphy shared national resources and technical assistance centers working to help states improve early childhood data collection and systems integration. She also shared her experience in developing Utah’s Early Childhood Statewide Data Integration Project, which aims to facilitate data sharing and coordination among early childhood programs in Utah. 

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Telehealth and Autism Treatment, Training and Systems Building: 2016 Autism Awareness Month Webinar

Date: April 20, 2016

As part of its Autism Awareness Month activities, SPHARC hosted a webinar that highlighted policy issues related to telehealth, laws, and regulations, as well as examples from CARES grantees on how they are using telehealth/telemedicine to increase access to behavioral health services and provide parent coaching as an alternative to long waiting lists for services.