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Additional Online Trainings

  • Free AAP SIDS course is now available in Spanish
    The AAP's FREE, online course that educates child care providers about safe sleep environments that reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is now available in Spanish: Access Reducción del riesgo de SIDS en la atención infantileEnglish version available here.
  • Autism Speaks Resources
    Autism Speaks has created an ASD Video Glossary, an innovative web-based tool designed to help parents and professionals learn more about the early red flags and diagnostic features of autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

    This glossary contains over a hundred video clips and is available free of charge. Whether you are a parent, family member, friend, physician, clinician, childcare provider, or educator, it can help you see the subtle differences between typical and delayed development in young children and spot the early red flags for ASD. All of the children featured in the ASD Video Glossary as having red flags for ASD are, in fact, diagnosed with ASD. 
  • "Disability Rights Course" This is a free, self-paced web course available 24/7 that provides an overview of disability rights laws.
  • Battelle Training Materials: These two power point presentations are designed to support programs in providing training for staff on the Battelle Developmental Inventory. If you need further information or technical assistance with these materials, please contact Jean Nigro at the EI Training Center.
  • "Harvard Podcast: Protecting Your Children's Brain" Source: Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University--August 24, 2011
    On August 24, 2011, Jack Shonkoff, Director of the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, was featured in an interview during which he discussed the science behind early childhood development and how stable and nurturing relationships with adults promote successful learning and healthy brain development in young children. The resulting 15 minute podcast is available online.
  • "Recognizing and Addressing Trauma in Infants, Young Children, and their Families" and "Recognizing and Supporting the Social and Emotional Health of Young Children Birth to Age Five". These tutorials were developed by The Center for Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation. This series is designed to enhance the skills of early childhood providers in recognizing and addressing trauma and in supporting healthy social emotional development.
  • ASD Toddler Initiative The learning module practices were identified from a review of the research literature conducted by staff of the National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorder (NPDC on ASD) in 2013-2014. These focused intervention practices were found to be efficacious for use with toddlers as well as with other age groups of children with ASD
  • CONNECT Modules

    Each CONNECT Module focuses on a discrete practice in a key content area (e.g., inclusion, family-professional partnerships, transition) and is organized around the 5-Step Learning Cycle. The 5-Step Learning Cycle is an innovative approach for making evidence-based practice decisions. It is based on realistic problems to solve and the importance of integrating multiple perspectives and sources of evidence.

Early Intervention staff needing certificates for past trainings will be able to access that information by contacting Laura Guida at AdCare Educational Institute, 508-752-7313 or Laura@adcare-educational.org.