Understanding Autism for Pediatricians through ECHO — the Online Platform

Next start date: TBD

Duration: 6 Months

Language: English

Who can apply: Physicians (Neurologists, Pediatricians, Psychiatrists)

Course Overview

This is an innovative partnership program to mentor physicians on best practices in identification, evaluation and management of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) using an online platform known as ECHO. The broad objective is to increase access to quality health care for children with ASD by providing specialized case-based, tele-education and mentoring to physicians to increase their self-efficacy in early identification of ASD, as well as in assessing and treating common medical and psychiatric co-morbidities in ASD.