Payson Police Department Receives Autism Certification to Better Serve the Community

The Payson Police Department becomes a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) after receiving a specialized training program from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). This training and certification process will enhance officer and staff knowledge and understanding of best practices to assist autistic and sensory-sensitive members of the community.

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Avenues for Autism Earns the Certified Autism Center™ Designation to Join Destination Toledo’s Accessibility Initiative

Avenues for Autism earns the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation, which is granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). The CAC credential requires staff to complete an autism-specific training and certification program through IBCCES to ensure the team’s ability to meet the ever-changing needs of the autistic individuals they serve.

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The Autism Foundation of Oklahoma Is Now Autism Certified To Enhance Services for the Community

The Autism Foundation of Oklahoma (AFO) has earned the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation, which is granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). The CAC credential requires staff to complete an autism-specific training and certification program through IBCCES to ensure the team’s ability to meet the ever-changing needs of autistic individuals.

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Carolina Therapy Connection Greenville Continues Commitment to Serving the Autism Community with Autism Certification Renewal

Since becoming a Certified Autism Center™ in 2020, Carolina Therapy Connection Greenville (CTC) has built upon the certification principles by collaborating with other resources to create a stronger community. Its therapists are now going into ABA clinics to provide occupational and physical therapy services.  As part of CTC’s ongoing commitment, team members recently completed additional training through IBCCES to meet renewal requirements and ensure staff have up-to-date knowledge and resources to enhance their skill sets.

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Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department Continues Commitment to Serving the Autism Community Members with Autism Certification Renewal

The Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department has renewed its Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation, to continue fostering a more inclusive and understanding community. The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) worked with the Department to provide renewal certification program to ensure first responders have new and up-to-date information that builds upon existing knowledge to better assist and communicate with autistic or sensory-sensitive individuals, including scenario-based training.

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Redmond Police Department Becomes Washington’s First Autism Certified Police

The Redmond Police Department is now the first police department in Washington state to earn the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation which is granted by The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) to organizations who complete autism training and certification programs. The training completed by the Department is designed to enhance officers’ knowledge and ability to assist and communicate with autistic or sensory-sensitive community members.

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Reasons Why Autism Certification is Essential for Nurses

Autistic patients can prove to be complex and sometimes challenging for nursing staff to help treat. These patients may need additional time, patience, and understanding. To better provide services, healthcare professionals such as nurses who often work closely with patients and their families must have a deeper understanding of this neurodiverse population.

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How a Certified Neurodiverse Workplace Can Help Companies Think Differently

Hiring, retention, diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies are keeping business owners, executives, and HR leaders up at night. At the foundation of these challenges are people who are both current employees and those who are unemployed and still looking for work. For this reason, neurodiversity is gaining greater awareness, and there are many reasons to pay attention and engage.

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3 Reasons Why Autism Certification Is Important for Speech Language Pathologists

SLPs Commonly Work with Autistic Individuals (With or Without Autism Training)

Since autistic individuals typically have difficulty communicating, it is natural that autism and SLPs go hand in hand. With a rising diagnosis rate of autism, it is extremely valuable for SLPs to consider specializing in this area, or to at least receive specific training, in order to support individuals who are on the spectrum.

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Helping Students with Autism Transition from School to Work

Article written by Dr. Temple Grandin (pictured above)

During my travels to many autism conferences I have observed many sad cases of people with autism who have successfully completed high school or college but have been unable to make the transition into the world of work. Some have become perpetual students because they thrive on the intellectual stimulation of college. For many able people with autism college years were their happiest (Szatmari et al., 1989).

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