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. 

If you are unable to join the lecture in person, you can watch the live webcast from your own location in real time using Webex. Read how to use Webex (PDF). The meeting code and password are below. 

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
Join by phone 

Jul. 25, 2019
7 to 8:30 p.m. 
Presenters: Lindsey Miller, ARNP, and Anita Wright, MS, CCC-SLP
Webex meeting number (access code): 805 929 154 
Webex meeting password: autism
Join by phone numbers below and use meeting number (access code) above:
1-650-479-3207 Call-in toll number (US/Canada) 
1-855-244-8681 Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada)

Oct. 24, 2019
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Presenters: Felice Orlich, PhD, and David Eaton, ARNP
Webex meeting number (access code): 801 857 861 
Webex meeting password: autism

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.