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May 2018: New Webinar on Autism Spectrum Disorder

UnitedHealthcare and OptumHealth Education are starting an accredited medical education series on autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The six-part webinar series will offer free continuing medical education (CME) and continuing education unit (CEU), Certified Case Manager (CCM), American Social Worker Board (ASWP) and American Psychological Association (APA) credits and will be available on-demand at the OptumHealth Education website under pediatrics.

Beginning May 1, 2018, the webcasts will be conducted on the first Tuesday of each month from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Eastern Time. Registration for the May 1 webcast is available at and for the June 5 webcast at

UnitedHealthcare is committed to supporting families of children with special health care needs, helping them navigate and thrive within the complex health care system. This educational series has been developed to provide an overview of ASD with the goal of developing an understanding of the disorder and promoting optimal outcomes and compassionate care for these individuals and their families. Topics that will be addressed during the webinars include symptoms, screening, diagnosis, genomics, treatment planning, therapies, autism-sensitive care, community resources, advocating and self-advocacy, medical home care and transition to adulthood.

If you have questions about this educational series, please contact your Provider Advocate. For technical issues related to the OptumHealth Education website send an email to