To participate, a school system must do the following:
Submit an application to the START office:
- Host site application (NOTE: We are no longer taking applications for the 2015-16 school year)
-Send a team or teams to a host site - application to be posted in January
Assemble a team comprised of 5-7 school professionals around a target student with ASD. Teams can include, but are not limited to, the general education teacher, special education teacher, school psychologist, school social worker, provider of speech and language, occupational therapist, ISD or school administrator. Each team should include the parent(s) of the target student.
Training costs including the presenters, materials, and resources are provided at no cost to the district. District responsibilities include costs of professional time away from the classroom or other responsibilities, the costs for a training facility, and lunch for team members.