The TeleOutreach Center at the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain brings together researchers, clinical pediatric providers, and developmental specialists to use technology to understand and to address barriers to assessment and intervention for children, youth, and adults with developmental and mental health needs, and their families. The TeleOutreach Center is focused on the following objectives:

  • Delivering clinical services to more families
  • Leveraging technology to provide training and education
  • Connecting quickly with families and providers facing urgent situations
  • Conducting innovative research
  • Building scalable connections with community
Jessica J Simacek
Jessica J Simacek
Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation
Department of Pediatrics, Medical School, University of Minnesota
Autism and Neurodevelopment Clinic, University of Minnesota
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Minnesota
Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota
Institute of Child Development, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota
Medical School, University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota Extension


Jessica J Simacek :: Research Manager

Adele F Dimian :: Research Associate

Jennifer A Hall-Lande :: Researcher

Amy S Hewitt :: Director, Institute on Community Integration

Libby J Hallas :: MN-ADDM Project Coordinator

Muna Khalif :: Education Program Specialist 2


Emma R Tyrrell :: Grad Res Assistant-9572

Andrea I Castillo :: Research Professional 3


Seunghee Lee :: Research Associate