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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development - ASD Communication Toolkit Training Round 1

ASD Communication Toolkit Training Round 1

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

Webinar format. ASD Communication Toolkit Training Round 1
Webinar format

This one-day training is for team members working directly with students with autism. The Communication Toolkit training is designed to:

  • Support understanding of communication in children with ASD including formal and informal measurement of communication abilities.
  • Help participants develop a rationale and plan around “where to start” when developing communication systems for students with early emerging communication skills including coaching communication partners for success.
  • Discuss Evidence Based Practices (EBPs) and match practice to the characteristics of individual students with ASD.
  • Give participants a variety of interventions to support students with ASD in developing a functional communication system.
  • Follow up with participants through virtual coaching (1 hour requirement within 6-8 weeks of the one-day training completion).

The Communication Toolkit training is designed for those who already have a foundational understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder. 

Communication Toolkit Flyer (PDF)


  • WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Certified school professionals involved in directly with students with ASD, including school psychologists, social workers, speech/language pathologists, special education teachers, occupational therapists, district administrators, and other certified staff who are part of the school team.

Round 1 Training Dates & Times

Thursdays, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • December 7, 2023
  • December 14, 2023
  • Follow up January 18, 2023

CDE Certificates

Those who attend the 2 half-day training sessions (3 hours each) and 1- hour follow-up meeting will receive a 7-hour certificate of attendance; partial credit will not be given.


Event Date and Time

  • Thursday, December 7, 2023 -
    9:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, December 14, 2023 -
    9:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, January 18, 2024 -
    9:00am to 12:00pm



, Colorado

Contact Information

ASD Team


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