ECHO IDD - Resources & Resource Navigation
3rd Wednesdays of Each Month,
8:30am – 10:00am
Family advocates, care coordinators, case managers, resource navigators, Health Care Workers, parent and self-advocates, clinicians, and any other professionals who support the IDD/ASD population and seek to gain deeper understanding and knowledge of IDD/ASD resources, services, information, and supports. These are individuals who are going to use this information to support parents, caregivers, and individuals with IDD/ASD as they navigate the complex maze that often accompanies an IDD/ASD diagnosis.
Discussion of resources, services, supports, and information related to individuals with IDD/ASD diagnosis, ages 0 through the lifespan. Topics will include what to do while waiting for an evaluation, getting started following a diagnosis, understanding and navigating early intervention services, Developmental Disabilities Administration, state and federal resources, commonly recommended therapies, mental health services, resources for challenging behaviors, managing crisis, and other vital supports for parents, caregivers, families, and individuals with IDD/ASD.