2019 Supporting Families with Premature Babies

This training targets those persons who have been working with premature and sick infants and who want a more appropriate evaluation tool to use along with meaningful intervention strategies. This is a full 6 hour training which looks at the difficulties premature or sick infants may have as well as an assessment that address their communication system, understanding of it, and how to interpret it to parents.
This training is intended for early intervention personnel who are working with infants to determine eligibility for Early On.

February 2019

Premature and Young Infant Developmental Assessment Tool (PYIDAT) Training: CANCELLED
February 13, 2019
Washtenaw ISD, Ann Arbor

This training is focused on the newest version of the old Premature and Young Infant Development Scale (PYIDS) and is called the Premature and Young Infant Developmental Assessment Tool (PYIDAT).  This training is part of a research study being conducted by Grand Valley State University (GVSU) to ensure the reliability and validity of this tool.  This study is being funded through a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.      

Premature and Young Infant Developmental Assessment Tool (PYIDAT) Training: FULL
February 22, 2019
CCRESA OIP / EOT&TA, DeWitt

This training is focused on the newest version of the old Premature and Young Infant Development Scale (PYIDS) and is called the Premature and Young Infant Developmental Assessment Tool (PYIDAT).  This training is part of a research study being conducted by Grand Valley State University (GVSU) to ensure the reliability and validity of this tool.  This study is being funded through a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.    

March 2019

Premature and Young Infant Developmental Assessment Tool (PYIDAT) Training
March 13, 2019
Kent ISD, Grand Rapids

This training is focused on the newest version of the old Premature and Young Infant Development Scale (PYIDS) and is called the Premature and Young Infant Developmental Assessment Tool (PYIDAT).  This training is part of a research study being conducted by Grand Valley State University (GVSU) to ensure the reliability and validity of this tool.  This study is being funded through a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.