The Houston Museum of Natural Science was recently designated a Certified Autism Center™, which is awarded by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) to organizations committed to serving individuals with autism and other sensory needs through a formal certification process. The certification requires at least 80% of guest-facing staff complete evidence-based training, including more in-depth training and certification for managers and education staff, as well as an onsite review which will allow the Museum to provide sensory guides for all exhibits as well as enhance other aspects of the museum experience for guests with sensory sensitivities.
Go Lake Havasu, the tourism marketing organization for Lake Havasu City, is now a Certified Autism Center™ designated by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). The CAC designation means that Go Lake Havasu staff completed professional autism training and certification to recognize and assist with the needs of travelers and visitors on the autism spectrum.
Brain Balance Achievement Center of Allen, TX is now a Board Certified Cognitive Center (BCCC), designated by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). The Allen Center has shown their commitment to providing excellent service to everyone they assist by completing the IBCCES training and certification program, which requires that at least 80% of student-facing staff at each location complete a training and certification program that focuses on working with individuals with a variety of needs, such as anxiety, dyslexia, autism and ADHD.
Mesa Fire and Medical Department joins more than 60 organizations in and near Mesa, AZ, to become a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) in an effort to create a truly inclusive community. The CAC designation, granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), means that staff, firefighters and first responders at Mesa Fire and Medical Department have received position-specific training through IBCCES to enhance their understanding and sensitivity when helping individuals with autism or other sensory sensitivities.
The International Board of Credentialing and Continued Education Standards (IBCCES) announced today Butterfly Wonderland is the second attraction in Arizona—and first butterfly education facility—to become a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC). Sister attraction OdySea Aquarium was the first to become certified in Arizona in 2019.
The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), a leading global provider of training and certification on autism and cognitive disorders, announced today the appointment of Joseph Cheung, M.D. to its executive advisory board. Dr. Cheung is a sleep neurologist at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL. His experience, passion, and medical background will strengthen IBCCES’ impact in the healthcare sector for both individual and facility training and certifications.