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Community Training

Boy and dad tying shoesThe Center for Child Health and Development believes education and training is important to the support of individuals with developmental disorders including autism spectrum disorder and Fragile X Syndrome.  We provide workshops and training to teach skills that are evidence-based in order to improve outcomes for individuals with developmental disorders. Our training opportunities are divided into two groups in order to meet the unique needs of our communities:

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Professionals/community providers

Trainings and workshops

The CCHD offers workshops/trainings related to interventions for individuals with autism and neurodevelopmental disorders. These workshops and training opportunities are custom designed for school and community professionals in order to address your needs and training schedule. The CCHD is nationally recognized for our expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Fragile X and other developmental disabilities. We also provide related trainings and workshops on behavior management, medication management, and social skills training.
Examples of some of our past trainings/workshops (hyperlink)

General Consultation: The CCHD can develop a consultation contract to work directly with your staff/team to provide comprehensive training and/or group consultation.

• For more information, complete survey here

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Fee for service consults

Children, adolescents and young adults with special needs often require more medical, mental health, educational and family support services than their same age peers. Many parents report that it is hard to find and coordinate adequate services for their children.

Family Resource Specialists partner with families to identify the needs of the child and family to link them to information and resources.
The family support specialist will talk with the family to identify their needs and develop a care coordination plan. The Care Coordination plan will help the family access resources in their communities such as government supports, therapists, behaviorists, and future needs.

• For more information, contact Stephanie Coleman at 913.588.5741 or and you will be contacted within 48 hours.

Last modified: Feb 03, 2021