This training takes a thorough look at the IEP Process with an emphasis on Autism Spectrum Disorders. Specific information includes how children are evaluated for Autism, what types of evaluation might be used, medical diagnosis versus educational category, and the definition and eligibility criteria for the educational category of Autism. Young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders face unique challenges in transition to adulthood. This training addresses the development of Post Secondary goals that address common concerns among students with ASD – communication, social skills, self regulation and sensory concerns – as well as Transition Assessment and measuring progress. This training will be provided by MPACT.


This course is worth 2 credit training hours. 


Family Training Specialist

Taryn Meek

Taryn is a Family Training Specialist at FosterAdopt Connect. She has a training, and education background. She has over 5 years of experience within the foster care community. Her and her husband are currently licensed foster parents, and are adoptive parents.

Alisha Ogden

Course curriculum

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    • Zoom Link

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    • 10/10/2022 – MPACT - Survey