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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development - ASD Educational Identification - In-Person (Grand Junction)

ASD Educational Identification - In-Person (Grand Junction)

Audience: Educators, Other District/School Staff | Topic: Autism, Special Education | Hosted by: Office of Special Education

Face-to-Face format. ASD Educational Identification - In-Person (Grand Junction)
Face-to-Face format


The training is designed to support districts in understanding how to identify students suspected of having Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), using evaluation tools to assess the triad of characteristics of ASD. Participants will learn how to build a body of evidence to support the identification of ASD (determining eligibility) in an educational setting (without using the ADOS).


Training Dates

This live training will be provided in two days on:  

  • March 2, 2022
  • March 3, 2022

Confirmation emails will be sent one week prior to the training.


This training will be provided over two days. Attendance at both days is required to receive credit.  

Who should attend:

Certified school professionals involved in assessment for the educational identification of ASD, including:

  • school psychologists, school social workers,
  • speech/language pathologists,
  • special education teachers,
  • occupational therapists,
  • district administrators, and
  • other certified team members who are part of the evaluation team.


A working lunch will NOT be provided at the training. Time will be given for participants to leave. Please plan accordingly. 


The Exceptional Student Services Unit of the Colorado Department of Education provides the funding for the presenters. No reimbursement is provided to participants.


Registration space is limited. Registration will close by February 16, 2022.

Back Up Virtual Plan

If we are unable to meet in person due to health/district/CDE restrictions this training will be done through a virtual platform.

Dates & Time

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM on the following dates: 

  • March 2, 2022
  • March 3, 2022
  • March 9, 2022
  • March 10, 2022


Attendance at all four virtual sessions is required.

Attending all four sessions live is highly encouraged. The training will be recorded, but participants MUST attend at least three sessions LIVE. There will be no exceptions. 

Event Date and Time

  • Wednesday, March 2, 2022 (All day) to Thursday, March 3, 2022 (All day)


Those who attend the full 12-hour requirement will receive CDE hours in the form of a certificate of attendance; partial credit will not be given. Both in-person days are required. 

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Contact Information

Brooke Carson


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