introductory workshops


Learn about the theoretical and empirical framework, curriculum and teaching principles of the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a developmental, behavioral and relationship-based intervention program for infants and toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorder ages 12-48 months.

Topics include:

  • Administering and completing a developmental assessment of children's skill levels

  • Developing individualized, developmentally appropriate teaching objectives

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

  • Maintaining data management and addressing poor or limited child progress, when needed.


ONLINE Introductory Course

The directors of the ESDM Training Program recently developed-- and now offer -- the ESDM Introductory Workshops online, through collaboration with the University of California, Davis Extension Program (UCDE). This new format includes the latest research and the self-paced format allows for the course to be completed over a six-week period. The course is open to anyone interested in learning more about the ESDM. Our aim is to increase access to the introductory materials to interested individuals throughout the world.

Live Introductory Workshop

​The ESDM Introductory Workshop is offered in English by MIND Institute Certified Trainers.This workshop is also offered in other languages  by ESDM Certified Therapists around the world. If you are interested in hosting and ESDM Introductory Workshop click here, Or if you are interested in attending an ESDM Introductory Workshop please check our current workshop listings.

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