CoP ASD/DD Virtual Gathering
Feb 7, 2023
Mental Health and ASD/DD

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February 7, 2023 is the CoP ASD/DD Online Gathering–Multisite!

Mental Health and ASD/DD

Please join us as we explore the intersection of Mental Health and Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities


Individual registration :
You can register to watch at a Host Site (preferred) or from your individual computer.

Current Sites (1.21.23)

  • Appleton:  SOAR Fox Cities
  • Ashland: CESA #12
  • Fitchburg: Padres e Hijos en Accion
  • Madison: ARTS For ALL Wisconsni
  • Madison: Disability Rights Wisconsin (Masks are required at this site)
  • Madison: Waisman Center
  • Menomonie: Dunn County Human Services
  • Palymyra:  DogsInVests, Inc
  • Rhinelander: Northwoods Center with CYSHCN Northern Regional Center
  • Wausau: Northern Regional
  • Wauwatosa: Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin
  • Weston: DC Everest School District
  • Personal Computer

Proposed Topics:

Insight to Education: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Student Services Prevention and Wellness team

Insight to Community: Wisconsin Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Insight to Lived Experience: Scott Allen, Board of Directors Autism Society of South Central Wisconsin, Therapist Lifestance Health

Proposed Agenda:
8:30 Site open and check in
8:40-9:00 – Updates from the CoP and Introduction
9:00-9:45 – Insight to Education
9:45-10:00 – Local discussion groups at Host Sites
10:00-10:45 – Insight to Community
10:45-11:00 – Local discussion groups at Host Sites
11:00-11:45 – Insight to Lived Experience
11:45 -12:00 – Closing and local discussion groups at Host Sites

This gathering is free but you must register to receive the Zoom link.

This day is a partnership with CESA #1, and Supporting Neurodiverse Students

The Southern Regional Center (SRC) for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs partners with the Wisconsin LEND program in supporting the CoP ASD/DD. The SRC  tries to help families, and the professionals who support them, through providing current resources, news articles, interesting items and more. Please feel free to visit home page . We regularly post this content and more on our Facebook page. We send out a Resource Round-up on most Fridays (send an email with Weekly Resource Round-up in the Subject Line to to join).

Finding Your Way: A Navigation Guide for Wisconsin Families Who Have Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs and Disabilities is available as a website, as a downloadable .pdf, and you can order print copies from



A Spanish language edition of the guide, Encuentre su Camino, is available as a website, as a downloadable .pdf, and you can order print copies from


Here is a place of connections and relationships. We truly believe we are better together. We hope this web site will serve as a portal to introduce you to a number of exciting opportunities available in Wisconsin. Here you can connect to a large number of resources concerning autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. Here you will find training on screening, assessment, diagnosing, communicating results, starting a medical home and more, much more. Here you can join with over 2000 other people representing over 50 organizations at a state-wide Community of Practice.

Together we can make a difference. We invite you to look through this portal and see what we are working on and we invite you to join us. If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact Tim Markle at