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Education and Training (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

Training and information is available in various formats noted below.  Please note that these training workshops are reserved first for Colorado School District and Administrative Unit personnel who work directly with children with autism spectrum disorders and parents of those children. All other reservations have been added to the waiting list and you will be notified at the registration deadline if there are open spaces.


Orange Arrow Pointing Right  Face-to-Face

This is a list of trainings requiring attendance in person.

Toolkit for the Educational Evaluation of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

This two-day training was created for all school personnel who evaluate individuals for special education services.

Date: March 15-16, 2017

Location: San Luis Valley BOCES, 2261 Enterprise Drive, Alamosa, CO
Times:  8:30 am - 3:30 pm

See Flyer for more details!

Picture of the Flyer: Toolkit for the Educational Evaluation of Autism Spectrum Disorder (SLV BOCES, March 15-16, 2017)

Orange Arrow Pointing Right  Tri-State Webinar Series - Upcoming

The Colorado Department of Education is partnering with the Kansas TASN Autism and Tertiary Behavior Supports Group and the Nebraska Autism Spectrum Disorders Network to bring a comprehensive series of webinar trainings to their educators, families, and related service professionals.

Picture: Logo for Tri-State Autism Collaborative

All webinars are offered two times on the day scheduled:

2:00pm – 2:45pm MT

and   3:30pm – 4:15pm MT

Picture of the Flyer - Tri-State Autism Collaborative Webinar Series 2016-2017  See this flyer for all trainings offered this year



  • April 5, 2017:  Overview and Strategies
    • Presented by Cara Woundy, M.S. OTR/L, M.Ed., CAGS and Jamie Lewis, M.S., OTR/L
  • April 22, 2017:  Self-Advocacy and Strategies
    • Presented by Judy Endow, MSW and Cara Woundy, M.S., OTR/L, M.Ed., CAGS

Other Training Opportunities

Using Task Analysis to Assess Math Objectives

Join us for an eight-week online course designed to provide a systematic approach for educators to create a task analysis for a given math objective and to use task analysis to assess student mastery. In addition to the 1 hour of content per week, participants will have the option for weekly virtual coaching sessions.

The course begins March 13, 2017; ends May 8, 2017.

See flyer for registration link and other information.

Picture: Flyer for Using Task Analysis to Assess Math Objectives (8-week online course) 2017

Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Online Learning Opportunity!

This is a 40 hour readiness training which fulfills the Behavior Analyst Certification Board's (BACB) eligibility training requirement to attaining a Registered Behavior Technician credential.

March 20, 2017 - September 13, 2017

Contact Kate Loving for more information or to register for this training:  Email Kate Loving

Picture: Flyer for RBT Online Course, 2016-2017

Consultant/Specialist Contacts

Brooke Carson, Ph.D.
Phone: 303-866-6691 | Email

Kate Loving, BCBA - Email

Katie Wells, M.Ed., ECSE - Email

Cara Woundy, B.S., M.Ed., C.A.G.S. - Email


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