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Introductory Workshop

Prerequisite:  Own copy of ESDM Manual »

Attendees: Open to All

Learn about the background, principles, assessment, data, and intervention procedures of the ESDM.

  • Administer and complete a developmental assessment of children's skill levels

  • Develop individualized, developmentally-appropriate teaching objectives

  • Implement the ESDM teaching practices and fidelity system to evaluate technique use

  • Maintain data systems and address poor or limited child progress, when needed


Advanced Workshop

Prerequisite: Attend Introductory Workshop


  • Work regularly with 12-48 month aged children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

  • Have degree beyond a bachelor’s or the academic equivalent from your country of origin (e.g., MA, Ph.D., MFT, SLP, OT)

  • Register with an interdisciplinary team  of 3-5 professionals (e.g., general/special education teacher, developmental/clinical psychologist, SLP, OT, behavior analyst)

  • Have the resources to submit training materials (after the workshop is complete) to our center for fidelity review and certification


Further your knowledge of the ESDM

  • Use the curriculum for evaluating a child’s skill level across developmental domains

  • Build quarterly objectives and data systems and address poor or limited child progress when needed

  • Teach developmental objectives embedded inside naturalistic play routines

  • Self-evaluate technique use of intervention strategies

  • Receive direct practice with children with ASD and supervision with implementing an ESDM intervention program


Request to host a workshop

Complete and submit the Workshop Inquiry Form at the following link: Hosting Workshop Inquiry Form


Please contact the ESDM Training Program Team at for more information.

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