Through the IDA Institute, the IDA-2 authors offer essential training, consultation, and technical assistance.



Complete IDA-2 Full Kit with 20% discount on the IDA-2 Online Training Course includes Administration Manual, Study Guide, 25 Parent Report Forms, 25 Health Record Guides, 25 Record Forms, and an evaluation Manipulatives Kit, all in a sturdy canvas carrying case. The professional training program offers guided reading, video instruction, case exercise, and an opportunity to practice administering the IDA-2 Provence Profile by watching and scoring videos of children at different ages between three months and three years.  Upon completion of the Online course, learners are invited to join a live web-based consultation session to share practice experience, ask questions, and interact with others using the IDA-2 in a variety of professional settings. The IDA Institute Certificate is awarded upon successful completion.

The IDA-2 measures all domains of child development and is a best practice measure.

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The IDA Institute is the home of the Infant Toddler Developmental Assessment (IDA-2), which considers the full range of infant and toddler development, appreciating that each domain is influenced by, and interacts continuously and dynamically with, every other domain of development.  Through the IDA Institute, the IDA-2 authors offer essential training, consultation, and technical assistance.

The IDA-2 Authors


  • Sally Provence M.D.
  • Joanna Erikson MPH
  • Susan Vater Ed. M.
  • Kyle Pruett M.D.
  • Jennifer Rosinia Ph.D., OTR/L
  • Saro Palmeri M.D.

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IDA Institute is the Home of the IDA-2.
The IDA Institute helps practitioners take full advantage of the IDA-2 best practices in developmental assessment.

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IDA-2 is a Best Practice assessment that measures all domains of development and aligns with the OSEP Early Childhood Outcomes and Head Start Child Outcomes