Autism Navigator by The Autism Institute at the Florida State University College of Medicine

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.

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Amy Nielsen lives in Orlando, Florida. She is the proud mother of four children ranging in age from 5-33! She and her husband, Brent enjoy sports and traveling. Amy is a former teacher with nearly 20 years of experience, a freelance writer, and a special needs advocate. Her mission is to help educate and empower families of children with disabilities to focus on their child's interests and strengths.