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Webinar: Themba Carr, Amy Esler, Jeffrey Hine and Stephen Kanne on autism clinicians’ responses to COVID-19

 /  23 April 2020
The Presenters
Themba Carr
Clinical Psychologist and Clinic Improvement Coordinator, Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego

Themba Carr is the manager of the Autism Discovery Institute at Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego and a non-salaried clinical professor at the University of California, San Diego.

Amy Esler
Associate Professor, University of Minnesota

Amy Esler is associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Jeffrey Hine
Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University

Jeffrey Hine is assistant professor of pediatrics and director of primary-care outreach and training at the Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Stephen Kanne
Executive Director, Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Stephen Kanne is director of the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain and assistant professor of psychology in clinical psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City.

On 23 April, Themba Carr, Amy Esler, Jeffrey Hine and Stephen Kanne spoke about how COVID-19 has affected their clinical practices, plus strategies for continuing to work during the crisis.

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