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Iowa Autism Learning Community Webinar

Building capacity to screen, diagnose, and treat children with autism spectrum disorder

The UI Division of Child and Community Health, Iowa Autism Learning Community, will present the webinar, “Toilet Training: Tips, Tricks, and Evidence Based Implementation,” on December 7, 2022, at noon. The webinar is for primary care providers to help build their capacity to screen, diagnose, and treat children with/at risk for autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities.

Course Objectives:

After participating in this activity, learners should be able to:

  1. List the pre-requisite skills to evaluate prior to implementing toilet training
  2. Recall toilet training implementation strategies that increase success
  3. Identify evidence-based practices within toilet training research

CME and IBC CE credit is available. To learn more and register, download the flyer.

Mindspring Hosts Webinars & Events

Free Training Opportunities

November 2022 dates
Webinar Series

Mindspring provides free mental health education opportunities to the public through webinars on a wide variety of mental health topics. Webinars are hosted every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 12:00pm-1:00pm CST.

All webinars are free and open to the public. Webinars are recorded and emailed to all registrants. Certificates of attendance are administered to anyone who participates in the live webinar and completes the survey at the end. 

Learn more from Mindspring Webinar & Events

Upcoming Events

Iowa Family Leadership Training Institute

Applications for Spring 2023 are now open!

The Division of Child and Community Health, Stead Family Department of Pediatrics at the University of Iowa, is recruiting participants for the Iowa Family Leadership Training Institute (IFLTI). Applications are now open for the annual IFLTI training to helps family leaders seeking training increase their confidence and capacity in advocacy and leadership.

Apply by January 13, 2023!

Parents and primary caregivers of children ages 3 to 19 with special health care needs are invited to participate in a special leadership training. In-person training sessions will be held next spring in Fort Dodge, Iowa, Spring of 2023. Stipends are available to help defray costs.

Visit their website to find more information and an application link for the Iowa Family Leadership Training Institute.

Download the IFLTI program flyer (in English and Spanish).

Download the IFLTI FAQs.

Watch the IFLTI 2023 Recruiting Video.

Training Sources

Health Care Provider Training

Free suite of videos

Assuring Access to Quality Health Care for Persons with Disabilities is a free suite of videos aimed at educating current and future health care professionals on strategies to effectively communicate with and accommodate patients with a variety of disabilities.

Access to Training

Our Training Sources page provides links to a variety of training resources that are available on an ongoing basis. Most of these resources are online, available any day, any time. Check websites for fees associated with the trainings.

The Conner Training Connection makes every effort to assure these listings are up-to-date. Visit our Training Sources page.

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Training Calendar

Please visit our interactive calendar to find trainings on disability-related topics, including autism, brain injury, mental health, self-advocacy and transition. We invite you to share trainings with us and others using the "Add Event" button on this calendar.

Please visit our Contact Us page on this website for more information or support.