Learning Instructions

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Please note: It is very important to follow the order of the steps

Step 1: Watch Child-Directed Interaction (CDI) Tutorial Video


Step 2: Read CDI Do’s and Don’ts 



Labeled Praise for Talking

Mind Read

Reflect Verbalizations


Play-by-Play Announcer

(Behavioral Descriptions)

Commands to Talk

Use Question End-Arounds

Negative Talk

Play to Strengths


Step 3: Take two short quizzes!

⇒ CDI Quiz 1

⇒ CDI Quiz 2

Step 4: Download/Print CDI Coding Sheet 


Step 5: Watch & Code Each of the Video Below!

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⇒ CDI Non-Mastery

CDI Mastery

 ⇒ CDI Mastery

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