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ITDS Training Course Outline


Module 1: Infant Toddler Development

Lesson 1 - Child Development Basics

Lesson 2 - Theories/Concepts of Development

Lesson 3 - Factors that Affect Child Development

Lesson 4 - Developmental Disabilities and Disorders

Lesson 5 - Effect of Developmental Disorders and Disabilities

Module 2: Teaming and Systems in Early Intervention

Lesson 1 - Teaming and Collaboration in the Early Steps System

Lesson 2 - People in Teams

Lesson 3 - Communicating in Teams

Lesson 4 - Successful Teaming

Lesson 5 - Conflict Resolution and Consensus Building

Module 3: Observation and Assessment

Lesson 1 - Measurement Processes and Issues

Lesson 2 - Information Gathering Methods and Tools

Lesson 3 - Assessment and Observation

Lesson 4 - Linking Assessments to Interventions

Lesson 5 - Informal Assessment Through Play

Module 4: Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs

Lesson 1 - Best Practices in Everyday Routines, Activities and Places

Lesson 2 - Fostering and Guiding Social and Emotional Development

Lesson 3 - Motor Skill Activities in Natural Settings

Lesson 4 - Dynamic Interactions and Play

Lesson 5 - Cognitive Competence and Transitional Planning

Module 5: Effective Partnerships with Families and Community

Lesson 1 - Understanding Families

Lesson 2 - Developing Relationships with Families

Lesson 3 - Developing Relationships with the Community

Lesson 4 - Working Effectively with Families and Community

Lesson 5 - Shared Outcomes and Goals

Module 6: Interventions for Children with Complex Conditions

Lesson 1 - Health and Disease in Infants and Toddlers

Lesson 2 - Growth, Nutrition, Preventive Health, Chronic Illnesses

Lesson 3 - Sensory Impairments

Lesson 4 - Neurological and Orthopedic Conditions

Lesson 5 - Autism & Miscellaneous Medical Conditions