In this free lecture, participants will learn about:

  • Up-to-date, evidence-based information regarding the core deficits of ASD
  • Variability and presentation of behaviors associated with autism
  • Prevalence and etiology (study of the cause of the disorder)
  • Treatments available
  • Resources for families

This lecture is intended for parents and families of children recently diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). There is no need to register in advance to attend. Read the series flyer (PDF).

Lectures are held at Seattle Children’s Hospital’s main campus in room RC.3.905 near the River entrance unless otherwise noted. Parking at Seattle Children’s main campus is free in Lot 1 for those who attend the lecture in person.

Have general questions about autism classes at Seattle Children's? Call 206-987-8080.

Class Details

2019 Schedule

Jan. 24, 2019
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Presenters: Dora Hall, ARNP, and Rachel Earl, PhD

Apr. 25, 2019
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Presenters: David Camenisch, MD, and Sandy Trinh, MS

Jul. 25, 2019
7 to 8:30 p.m. 
Presenters: Lindsey Miller, ARNP, and Anita Wright, MS, CCC-SLP

Oct. 24, 2019
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Presenters: Felice Orlich, PhD, and David Eaton, ARNP

Additional resources can be found at the Autism Center Resources page or on The Autism Blog, authored by Seattle Children’s Autism Center. The world of autism spectrum disorders is constantly changing and we at Seattle Children’s Autism Center are eager to share with parents and caregivers what we continue to learn. The Autism Blog is designed to be a resource on autism as well as an opportunity to comment on our posts and engage with our experts.