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Improving Autism Diagnosis & Resources in Rural Missouri
Improving Autism Diagnosis & Resources in Rural Missouri

ECHO Autism is pushing for more resources to be available for people with autism in rural Missouri. Many experts came together for the ECHO Autism Thought Leader Summit on Mental Health & Autism to discuss how communities, including those in…

Online Training Program for Physicians
Online Training Program for Physicians

The ECHO Autism program is expanding!  Ummeed Child Development Center is now offering ECHO Autism online training for physicians who want to improve their understanding of autism.  The focus of these sessions will include early identification, treatment decisions, and dealing…

Project ECHO Documentary: PBS
Project ECHO Documentary: PBS

This special documentary features Project ECHO, one of the most innovative and far-reaching health initiatives on our planet. Project ECHO began In 2003 at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, developed to meet the challenge of an epidemic…

Our Story
Our Story

The number of parents concerned their child has autism continues to grow. This increase is causing long waitlists for autism evaluations, leaving families hanging in the balance wondering “is it autism?” Accessing autism-specific expertise can pose a great challenge at answering…

Building Equity and Supporting BIPOC Families of Individuals with Autism
Building Equity and Supporting BIPOC Families of Individuals with Autism

Families often face long wait times and challenges to get their children not only an autism diagnosis, but services and care throughout an individual’s whole life. But what about when race is involved? Research has shown us that Black, Indigenous,…