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Professional Development to Enhance Autism Services

We are committed to helping professionals provide evidence-based practices for individuals with autism and their families.  Here you can learn about resources and tools to help you in providing services for individuals with autism.

Training Programs

We offer an online list of training programs in evidence-based practice for autism. To have your program included in the list please email us at ProfessionalTraining@autismspeaks.org.

Programs

Title of Training Organization/Institute Category
Autism Diagnostic Interview – Revised (ADI-R) Center for Autism and the Developing Brain diagnosis
Autism Diagnostic Interview – Revised (ADI-R) WPS diagnosis
Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) Center for Autism and the Developing Brain diagnosis
Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) Rady Children’s Autism Discovery Institute diagnosis
Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) WPS diagnosis
Autism Program Environment Rating Scale (APERS) National Professional Development Center (NPDC) on Autism Spectrum Disorders intervention
Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) UC Davis MIND Institute early intervention
Facing Your Fears (FYF) JFK Partners Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic University of Colorado cognitive behavioral therapy
Improving Parents As Communication Teachers (Project ImPACT) Michigan State University Autism Research Lab parent training
National Professional Development Center National Professional Development Center (NPDC) on Autism Spectrum Disorders intervention
Next Steps Into Adolescence Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia adolescence
Next Steps Workshop Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia diagnosis
Preparing Educators for Students with Autism (PESA) School of Education, Indiana University education
Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS) UCLA social skills
Strategies for Teaching based on Autism Research (STAR) STAR Autism Support Inc. education/intervention
TEACCH University of North Carolina TEACCH intervention
Teaching Social Communication (TSC) Rady Children’s Autism Discovery Institute intervention
Therapist eLearning Center for Autism and Related Disorders Applied Behavioral Analysis

Learn about you can contribute to our Early Access to Care Initiative and help lower the average age of diagnosis and increase access to care.

Learn more about the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network and the ATN/AIR-P Guide to Providing Feedback to Families Affected by Autism

Please tell us about what resources would be most helpful for you!  Fill out our feedback form, or email us at ProfessionalTraining@autismspeaks.org.