April is Autism Awareness Month
Magellan Healthcare is committed to improving all lives affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD). During Autism Awareness Month, we are offering free resources that increase awareness, celebrate differences and support inclusion. We encourage you to use the resources on this page and share with others.
Join and Watch Our Webinars
Webinar: Navigating Autism
In this webinar, Yagnesh Vadgama, BCBA, Magellan Healthcare vice president, clinical care services, autism, shares his knowledge and more than 16 years of experience with ASD and applied behavior analysis, talking about the current state of ASD care in the U.S. and answering audience questions. Watch the recording here.
Webinar: Moving Beyond the Stigma: How Value-Based Care Will Benefit Your ABA Organization
Thursday, April 8, 2021, 1:00 p.m. ET
In this webinar, Laura Geary, chief health outcomes officer, Behavioral Health Center of Excellence; Kristine Rodgriguez, director of clinical development and outcomes, Autism Learning Partners; and Yagnesh Vadgama, BCBA, vice president, clinical care services, autism, Magellan Healthcare, will describe the key components of value-based care, each likely to be used in future value-based payment models, and their benefits to providers and the applied behavior analysis industry overall. Register here.
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Full clinical monograph on the prevention and treatment of problematic behaviors and various types of behavioral health challenges in children and adolescents
Our solution moves beyond traditional care by combining expertise in the care of children diagnosed with autism with targeted efforts to engage and serve caregivers on their journey
Get Help from Other Organizations
- Autism Speaks—Access a comprehensive resource guide for all states and find resources for persons with autism, parents and educators.
- Autism Society—Find local and state affiliates and access a comprehensive database with credible and reliable resources for information related to autism.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—Find links to resources for families (including financial, disaster and assistive technology), healthcare providers, educators, researchers and adults with autism.