Autism Navigator, created by the Autism Institute at the Florida State University College of Medicine, is for families of children between birth and age eight with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis or at risk, as well as the providers that support them. Autism Navigator provides resources such as online courses, live webinars, and more.
Resources for Families on the Autism Navigator
Online Courses and Live Webinars
What is Autism?
- Learn what ASD is
- Learn the early red flags in toddlers
- Learn how ASD is diagnosed
- View 16 Early Signs of Autism by 16 Months lookbook
- Download the 16 Early Signs checklist
Baby Navigator for Birth to 24 Months
- Learn how to encourage milestones that matter
- Explore hundreds of videos illustrating developmental milestones
- Learn what to do if something doesn’t seem right
Autism Navigator Autism in Toddlers
- Learn the early signs of ASD in toddlers
- Learn current data and statistics on ASD
Autism Navigator How-To Guide For Families
- Learn social communication milestones and how ASD impacts development
- Learn the importance of early detection and early intervention
- Learn how to address challenging behaviors
Special Webinars with Featured Speakers
This live webinar features guest speakers and is open to anyone interested in learning more about autism. Check the Autism Navigator website and click webinars to see upcoming featured guests and to enroll.
Other Resources For Families
Autism Navigator ASD Video Glossary
The Glossary contains more than 100 video clips illustrating the diagnostic features of ASD. Side-by-side video clips show behaviors that are typical in contrast with those that are red flags for autism.
Virtual Community for Families and Providers
The Virtual Community is for families of children between the ages of 1-8 who are diagnosed with ASD or concerned about their child’s development. The Virtual Community is also open to providers or anyone interested in learning more about ASD in early childhood.
Professional Development Courses and Webinars for Providers
Autism Navigator for Primary Care Course & Live Webinar
This online course and companion webinar are for providers that work in the general pediatric field.
Autism Navigator Jumpstart to Coaching in Everyday Activities
This online course and companion webinar are for providers who work in various disciplines to offer support to families of young children with or at risk for ASD.
Autism Navigator for Early Intervention Providers
This online course and live webinar increase early intervention providers’ capacity to better serve infants and toddlers with or at risk for ASD.
Autism Navigator About Autism in Toddlers
This online course and companion live webinar are perfect for introducing professionals who want to learn more about ASD in young children.
Autism Navigator For Classroom Success in PreK – 2nd Grade
This online course and companion live webinar are to increase the capacity of teachers, therapists, and other school staff in supporting children between PreK and 2nd Grade who have ASD.
Social Communication Development in Infants and Toddlers
This course and companion live webinar is for continuing education for undergraduate or beginning graduate students.
For more information, including the dates for the live webinars, visit www.autismnavigator.com.