SAND Trainings Events
If you are interested in hosting a training on how to effectively utilize and interpret initial screening tools for ASD as well as information on ASD and the referral process, please contact Hilory Liccini at 800-233-1737 ext. 3008 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in hosting a training, please contact please Christine Brigden at 701-858-3356 or Christine.Brigden@minotstateu.edu a Growing Futures certified trainer.
Support Autism in North Dakota (SAND) grant was funded from 2012 -2014 and made strides towards the goals to assure that children and youth in North Dakota who have Autism Spectrum disorder receive early and continuous screening and diagnosis, coordinated care, family support and an infrastructure that supports a comprehensive system of care for their future.
The SAND staff crisscrossed the state of North Dakota and trained professionals in 43 of the 53 counties.
We trained 231 childcare and preschool professionals throughout of the state of North Dakota (ND) to recognize the early signs of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). We instructed 289 medical professionals on how to effectively utilize and interpret initial screening tools; the importance of ASD screening; methods on incorporating screening into existing practices; follow up options; and the referral process.