VCU-RRTC-ACE Early Childhood

  • Curriculam Framework

    Curriculum Framework

    This interactive module aims to empower educators to confidently support young children with Individualized Education Programs, taking into account their unique strengths and interests.

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  • Behavior101

    New Course

    Learn how to think like a behaviorist in this first part of a series on behavior 101.

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  • Breakfast2Bedtime


    The From Breakfast to Bedtime series is designed to help families understand just how much their child is learning each day through regular routines. These videos range from 6 to 10 minutes in length. This series takes families through what a child is learning during typical daily activities such as waking up, diapering or toileting, handwashing, breakfast, getting dressed, cleaning up, afternoon and evening mealtimes, bath time, and bedtime.

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    The VCU-ACE Just the Basics course is designed to help early childhood educators learn more about best practices, the characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder, strategies designed to support young learners with ASD, and how to assess strengths and needs in order to design a personalized learning path for your professional development.

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For Parents


Raising a child diagnosed with ASD can be confusing and overwhelming. Many times, parents and family members struggle to understand the diagnosis, how to support their child's success, and how to problem-solve through challenges. Information from our seminars, webcasts, and online courses can help families and caregivers understand more about appropriate interventions and strategies to help their child.

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For Educators


Special education teachers, related services personnel, general education teachers, and other educators are very important in supporting students with ASD to be successful! VCU-ACE has created many resources, tools, and training opportunities with you in mind.

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