Stanford Child Mental Health Projects for Ukraine

The Stanford Child Mental Health Projects is the Stanford Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department initiative to support Ukrainian organizations (Child with Hope and Hope), professionals, and families. The Stanford Child Mental Health Projects services these communities through biweekly presentations/workshops in addition to sending toys and materials through a continuing toy drive effort. 

Translations for upcoming and previous webinars are available in Ukrainian and Russian

To watch recordings of previous webinars, please click on the Youtube button below. 

April 12th, 2023: Supporting Language Development with Augmentative and Alternative Communication; Shivani Patel; PhD, CCC-SLP and Haley Dayel; MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS.

For children with autism who struggle to develop spoken language, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) may support language development and offer a means of self-expression. This webinar will describe the various forms of AAC that may be used at different stages of language development. The presenters will also share strategies to implement AAC and support functional communication skills during daily activities.

Register in advance for this webinar:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


This work is being organized in collaboration with Child with Future which provides care for people with autism in Ukraine.

For more information, click here.



16th Annual Autism Update on 3/25/23. To register and for more information, click here

Positive Parenting During COVID-19 Series  for recorded webinars, click here

Mindfulness for Parents Class. Click here for details and registration. 

Autism Parent Support Group Now via Zoom until further notice. Meets on second Mondays from 7-8:30pm (Sept.-June). To be added to the monthly email with participant zoom info, click here.