3 Day Early Childhood

Early Childhood Development 3-Day Training

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HANDS in Autism HOUSE Model

Join the HANDS in Autism® Team for an intensive training focused on innovative, interactive experiences and coaching in a virtual early childhood classroom. Training days consist of a combination of independent and group learning opportunities enhanced by simulated and live practice of skills and strategies with students with ASD allowing for ongoing modeling, coaching, feedback and mentoring from HANDS trainers. With an emphasis on building increased knowledge and skill in the process of making appropriate programming decisions for each student, classroom, and/or intervention team, training topics build successively across each day using the HANDS in Autism® Model Training Curriculum, Framework and Process.

During the 3-day training, we will cover:

  • Day 1: Visual Structure and Educational Assessment
  • Day 2: Behavioral Assessment and Skills Teaching
  • Day 3: Tasks & Adaptations, Behavior Intervention, and Social Skills
  • Cost: $550 (virtual)
A range of instructional methods are included to provide optimal learning and application, including:
  • Online modules
  • Traditional didactic instruction
  • Small and large group discussions
  • Observation of HANDS trainers interacting with a range of youth representing varying functional abilities
The training environment will provide exposure to a variety of associated behavioral, educational, and topic-specific examples through live observation, video samples, and scenario-based discussions and activities, as well as several opportunities for hands-on application.
  • Day 1: Visual Structure and Educational Assessment
  • Day 2: Behavioral Assessment and Skills Teaching
  • Day 3: Tasks & Adaptations, Behavior Intervention, and Social Skills
Early childhood service providers, service coordinators, preschool teachers, primary special educators, daycare employees, administrators, and other professionals working with students with developmental disabilities.
Up to 27 contact hours will be awarded to those participants who attend and fully participate in assessments and training activities for the Early Childhood Development 3-Day Training.
Yes, partial scholarships through HANDS in Autism are available to qualifying participants. SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION Additionally, to make learning accessible for families and professionals, we have created a resource list featuring grants for individuals and also have partial scholarships available with approved applications. ACCESS THE LIST

Refunds & Cancellations

The following is our cancellation policy that is applicable across all events:

All registrations are final, and no refunds or transfers will be issued.  If you find that you are unable to attend a scheduled session, your registration fee may be applied to your attendance at a future session within the same calendar year if available by emailing hands@iupui.edu or calling 317-274-2675 at least 72 hours prior to the start of the event.