ITP newsREQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ITP GRANT
The Infant-Toddler Program (ITP) has a request for applications (RFA) that focuses on family engagement and partnership and reimbursement mechanisms. Goals for the RFA include creating a reimbursement mechanism for assistive technology, respite, transportation and complaint mediation. The RFA will create family leadership and partnership activities. Some of these activities are participating in focused-monitoring visits, family leadership trainings, orientation, and focus groups, and assisting in the development of policy and family interview tools. The summary of the RFA process dates are:
01/03/2018: Request for Applications released to eligible applicants.
01/12/2018: Bidder’s teleconference.
01/17/2018: End of Q&A period. All questions due in writing by 5pm.
01/23/2018: Answers to questions released to all applicants as an addendum to the RFA.
RFA Questions and Answers [PDF, 141KB]
02/06/2018: Applications due by 5pm.
02/16/2018: Successful applicant will be notified.
06/01/2018: Expected contract start date.
Complete RFA [PDF, 329KB]
Directions on How to Fill Out the Open Window Budget Form [PDF, 509KB].
Open Window Budget Worksheet [Excel, 1MB]
WEBINAR SERIES, AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
The Leo M. Croghan Foundation, in collaboration with the Carolina Institute of Developmental Disabilities (CIDD) and Wake AHEC, has the webinar series, Autism Spectrum Disorder: From Identification to Evidence Based Intervention, available for another year. Participants may access the series at https://www.wakeahec.org/ceonlinecourses.htm.
There are four courses available in the series:
- Autism Spectrum Disorder: Signs, Symptoms and Early Identification - Elizabeth R. Crais, Ph.D., CCC-SLP Professor and Coordinator, Doctoral Studies of Speech & Hearing Services, UNC-Chapel Hill, N.C. and Rebecca Edmondson Pretzel, Ph.D., Associate Director, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD), UNC-Chapel Hill, N.C.
- Screening Practices for Autism Spectrum Disorder - Elizabeth R. Crais, Ph.D., CCC-SLP Professor and Coordinator, Doctoral Studies of Speech & Hearing Services, UNC-Chapel Hill, N.C. and Rebecca Edmondson Pretzel, Ph.D., Associate Director, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD), UNC-Chapel Hill, N.C.
- Diagnostic Assessment Strategies for Autism Spectrum Disorder - Lauren Turner-Brown, Ph.D., Assistant Director, UNC TEACCH Autism Program, UNC-Chapel Hill, N.C.
- Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Practices - Ann Sam, Ph.D., Investigator and Evelyn Shaw, M.Ed., Educational Consultant.
Each webinar is $20, which covers Wake AHEC’s costs.
The Leo M. Croghan Foundation aims to present information that is evidence-based or informed and that recognizes the importance of early intervention, family-centered service delivery, and collaboration between parents and professionals.