Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist Training
The purpose of the Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist (ITDS) Profe, but remain available as a resource for pre-service orientation, for providers who have credentialing from another state, and as continuing education opportunities for licensed professionals working with children with disabilities, birth to age three, and their families.
The purpose of the Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist (ITDS) Professional Development Program is to ensure that individuals who provide services to young children with special needs and their families, under the Early Steps program, meet the competencies prescribed for the ITDS professional discipline.
Providers who applied to the Early Steps provider enrollment program prior to July 1, 2006 in the category of "ITDS without a Certificate" have up to twelve months from the date of their online application to complete the ITDS Training Modules and receive their certificate.
Select a module below to begin training.
Module 1: Infant Toddler Development
Module 2: Teaming and Systems in Early Intervention
Module 3: Observation and Assessment
Module 4: Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs
Module 5: Partnerships and Alliances with Families and the Community
Module 6: Intervention with Children with Medically Complex Conditions and/or Intensive Special Needs