The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) provides live and on-demand training opportunities for professionals, family members, and community members.

Current Opportunities:

  • 20th Annual Autism Conference (#CARDAAC). Click here to register.

On-Demand Training Archive:

CARD Fall Training Series (2021)

Please check back later for the video recordings from the CARD Fall Training Series. 

CARD Spring Training Series (2021)

Social Skills Programming at CARD - Download the Handout

The Gut-Brain Connection in Autism - Download the Handout

Sensory Integration: The Body-Centered Senses - Download the Handout

Nutrition for the Selective Feeder - Download the Handout 

Targeting Core Deficits of Autism in Toddlers - Download the Handout

Neuropsychology and Autism - Download the Handout  


CARD Winter Training Series (2021)

Early Intervention: Essential Things to Know About Play - Download the Handout


Behavioral Strategies to Support Students with ASD - Download the Handout


Lifeskills Program at CARD - Download the Handout


Promoting Functional Communication - Download the Handout 


Autism and the LGBTQIA+ Community - Download the Handout


Special Education Law During COVID-19 - Download the Handout  


 Managing Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with ASD - Download the Handout  

STAR Trainings (Sharing Treatment and Autism Resources)

Understanding Autism


Gender Differences in High-Functioning Autism (2018), presented by Emily Dillon, PhD


Genetics and Genetic Testing (2018), presented by Alyssa Blesson, MGC, CGC


Making Sense of Sensory Processing Disorders (2017), presented by Meghan Keenan, MOT, OTR/L


Early Signs of Autism Video Tutorial (2013), Rebecca Landa, PhD, CCC-SLP


Autism at Home


Behavioral Strategies to Support Students with ASD During Remote Learning (2021), presented by Ebony Holliday, PhD, NCSP


Toilet Training for Children with Developmental Delays (2021), presented by Elizabeth Cross, PhD


Preventing Challenging Behaviors at Home (2018), presented by Bonnie Van Metre, M.Ed., BCBA


Regulating Technology: Tips & Tricks for Children with Autism (2019), presented by Hilary May, MS, CCC-SLP & Marissa Houdek, MA, CCC-SLP


Taming Tantrums and Meltdowns: Techniques for Caregivers (2017), presented by Kate McCalla, PhD


Autism at School


Using Dramatic Arts in Higher-Level Language Development (2019), presented by Jacqueline Anderson, MS, CCC-SLP


Supporting Students with Challenging Behaviors (2017), presented by Bonnie Van Metre, M.Ed., BCBA


Bullying, Harassment, & Intimidation of Students in Maryland Public Schools (2017), presented by Maureen van Stone, Esq., MS


Legal Aspects of Disciplinary Removals (2017), presented by Maureen van Stone, Esq., MS


School-Age Bilingual Assessment and Evaluation (2017), presented by Zeina Mvemba, M.Ed., CCC-SLP & Asia AlFadhalah, MS, CCC-SLP


Communication & Relationships


CLUB: Connecting Language Using Books (2019), presented by Aly Fagan, MS, CCC-SLP & Sharon Conty, MS, CCC-SLP


Augmentative Alternative Communication for Children with ASD (2018), presented by Melissa Subock, MS, CCC-SLP


Social Communication Challenges in School-Age Children with ASD, presented by Deborah Crawford, MS, CCC-SLP


Additional Resources


Special Needs Financial Planning: Caring for All of Your Family Members (2018), James W. Curran, III, CFP® & Monty Knittle, CFA®


Autism, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and Law Enforcement Interactions (2018), Officer Laurie Reyes


What is Transition Planning for a Teen with an ASD Diagnosis? (2018), Cathy Groschan, LCSW-C



Continuing Education Information

CARD Fall Training Series

The CARD Fall Training Series will occur on select Thursdays, October 28 - December 9, 2021, 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. and feature live webinars delivered by speakers from Kennedy Krieger Institute's Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD). 

Continuing education units (CEUs) have been requested from the following professional organizations:

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Kennedy Krieger Institute Department of Social Work (authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland) (social work and psychology CEUs)
  • Maryland Board of Occupational Therapy

A general certificate of attendance option is available for those who would like to submit, at their discretion, a certificate of attendance to a board or organization not listed above.

Download the CEU/Certificate Requirements Checklist

Webinar attendees seeking CEUs must complete all items specified on the CEU/Certificate Requirements Checklist. Failure to complete any or all of the items will affect CEU/certificate awards.

SWPSYC Evaluation Forms: