Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening and Diagnosis: Early Systematic Training in Effective Practices (ASD Early STEP)


Establishment of an effective, coordinated, and responsive system of supports and services for young children with ASD and their families so that they spread and depth of evidence-based practices related to screening, diagnosing, and supporting children and youth with ASD and their families is increased. 

Major Activities

  • Develop (in coordination with a Va-LEND Trainee) a Virginia-version of the Milestone Movements booklet
  • Conduct presentations about the "Learn the Signs. Act Early" campaign to reach early care, education, and medical professionals

Funding Source

  • Maternal and Child Bureau (MCHB)


Donna Gilles

Deana Buck