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Early Steps Training Resources

Below is a list of web-based trainings and resources for various audiences providing services to infants and toddlers with established conditions and developmental delays and their families.

Personnel Development and Training


Record of course completion, outside of the TRAIN learning management system, will be maintained for five years following the completion date.

Family CAFÉ Annual Conference
Kid with familyThis event is for families who have a loved one with a disability or special health care needs, providing a forum on advocacy and information on program services available. This event takes place annually in June. This year, the event will take place
June 11-13, 2021 in Orlando, FL.
Contact 1-888-309-CAFE (2233) or visit www.familycafe.net for additional information.

Annual Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Meeting

This annual conference is for professionals who provide screening, diagnostic, and early intervention support at the state or local level to young children with hearing loss and their families; as well as parents
of children with hearing loss, and deaf or hard-of-hearing adults who are helping to expand opportunities for young children with hearing loss. This conference usually occurs the first week of March, additional information can be found on the website: https://ehdiconference.org/

Children’s Week Florida

Children’s Week Florida an annual event held in the state that celebrates and honors its commitment to children and advocates. Children’s Week Florida brings advocates together to deliver the message that every child should be healthy, ready to learn, and able to achieve their full potential. This year, the event will take place virtually from March 15-April 12, 2021. Additional information can be found by visiting www.childrensweek.org

2021 Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day

This year, the event will take place virtually on March 30, 2021. Please visit www.ddday2021.com for additional information.