How Doctors not Understanding Autism can Endanger Patients

People on the autism spectrum visit emergency departments far more often than the average person and usually get worse service and outcomes.

 

Individuals with autism are largely given the same treatment as everyone else despite their sensory and perceptual differences, which typically leads to predictably bad outcomes for both the patients and the Emergency Departments, potentially endangering lives. Continue Reading →

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Top 3 Ways Savvy Professionals Use Their IBCCES Credentials

IBCCES Digital Badge:

Digital badges are a powerful tool that allows professionals to share their accomplishments across the web. Each digital badge is unique to the user and verifies that that person has completed the rigorous process of becoming IBCCES-certified. Digital badges allow the user to store, access and securely share their credentials and are always verified and current. Continue Reading →

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LearningRx Shreveport Has Earned a Board-Certified Cognitive Center Designation

LearningRx Shreveport is the first LearningRx Center in the nation and the first center of its kind in Louisiana to become a Board Certified Cognitive Center (BCCC), granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES).

The BCCC designation is awarded to organizations whose staff have completed an evidence-based training and certification program focusing on autism, ADHD, anxiety, and dyslexia in school-aged learners. The Shreveport center has shown its team’s dedication to providing the best possible outcomes for everyone they work with by completing the IBCCES program. Continue Reading →

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What to Expect:TSA Precheck & Screening Tips

Disability Branch, Office of Civil Rights & Liberties, Ombudsman, and Traveler Engagement

The Transportation Security Administration is committed to ensuring access and serving all individuals with disabilities with Respect and Dignity.  We hope this guidance will facilitate your security checkpoint screening experience.

If you are enrolled in a trusted traveler program (TSA Precheck, Global Entry, NEXUS, SENTRI), enter your Known Traveler Number or PASS ID when making airline reservations.  When you check in for a flight, look for the TSA Precheck boarding pass indicator.

The following information is provided to assist travelers using the Standard Screening lanes or the TSA Precheck (TSA Pre✓®) lanes.  For additional security screening information, please visit the Special Procedures page on TSA.gov. Continue Reading →

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Arizona Disabled Sports is Now a Certified Autism Center™

Arizona Disabled Sports, based in Mesa, Ariz., has earned the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). The designation indicates that staff have received evidence-based training through IBCCES to enhance their understanding and mindfulness when working with individuals with autism or other cognitive disorders. Continue Reading →

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Dr. Phillips Center Marks Autism Awareness Month By Attaining Certified Autism Center Certification

Only one of two performing arts centers in the nation to receive designation

Since its opening, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has developed and provided a host of programs, classes and camps to serve individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Now the arts center has taken its passion and work to serve this community to the next level by earning the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). It is one of only two performing arts centers in the nation to receive this certification. Continue Reading →

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Turning Pointe Autism Foundation Earns Certified Autism Center™ Designation

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation’s Adult Services – funded by Foglia Family Foundation – is now a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC), a designation granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). The designation means that staff have completed additional autism-specific training and certification program through an internationally recognized provider, IBCCES. Continue Reading →

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Top 5 HIPAA Compliant Teletherapy Platforms

Choosing the best teletherapy solution can be tricky. Here are a few questions to consider with choosing a platform or software that is HIPAA compliant. The goal of using these platforms is to ensure continuity of services, additional telepractice certification options are available through IBCCES to provide best practices to provide optimal virtual services. Continue Reading →

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