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Autism: Understanding The Basics

February 15 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm EST

This comprehensive training provides a foundational exploration of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), offering participants valuable insights into the characteristics, challenges, and strengths associated with autism. Aiming to enhance awareness, promote empathy, and lay the foundation for creating inclusive and supportive environments. This training is designed for foster and adoptive parents committed to providing a loving and understanding home for children with autism.

Whether you are in the early stages of the foster or adoptive journey or seeking additional tools to support a child with autism, this training caters to your specific needs.

ASK-VIP trainings are expressly designed to meet the needs of foster and adoptive parents. Skilled trainers who have lived experiences with fostering and adoption provide these trainings in a virtual group setting. There is 1.5 hours of ongoing, elective foster parent training credit available for Kentucky’s foster parents.

Create an account or log-in to register for this training. A reliable internet connection and a smartphone, tablet, or computer with web camera is needed to participate. If there are two adults in the same household that want to participate in this training, each person must register separately. Foster parent training credit is administered based on the duration of the meeting and each attendee’s participation. Training credit is only available if you have not participated in this training within the past twelve months.


If you have any questions about this training or how to register, please email ask@uky.edu or call 859-257-7361.


February 15
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm EST
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