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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development - ASD Educational Identification - Now Virtual

ASD Educational Identification - Now Virtual

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

Face-to-Face format. ASD Educational Identification - Now Virtual
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).

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.


Dates & Time

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

  • March 1, 2022
  • March 3, 2022
  • March 8, 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. 


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.

Registration is currently at capacity. 


Event Date and Time

  • Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - 4:00pm



Grand Junction, Colorado


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. 

Professional development events offers a certificate

Contact Information

Brooke Carson


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