American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Becomes Autism Certified, Joins Larger Inclusivity Initiative

The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation receives autism training from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) and becomes a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC). To earn this credential, staff must complete autism-specific training and a certification process, which provides resources and equips them with an understanding of how to best assist and accommodate autistic and sensory-sensitive individuals. 

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Reading Public Museum Renews Autism Training Certification and Continues Efforts for Inclusivity and Accessibility

The Reading Public Museum renews autism certification and maintains the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation from The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). Every two years, staff at CACs must renew their training to ensure they are equipped with the newest resources and understand the best practices to maintain a safe, welcome and inclusive environment for autistic and sensory-sensitive guests and their families. This training covers various topics, including sensory awareness, environment, communication, motor and social skills, program development, and emotional awareness.

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The Museum of Innovation and Science Achieves Certified Autism Center™ Designation, Ensuring Inclusivity for Its Guests

The Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci) earns the Certified Autism Center™ designation granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). This designation recognizes organizations that have committed to providing an accessible space and services to autistic and sensory sensitive individuals. To earn this certification, miSci staff members received training on how to effectively communicate and accommodate the needs of autistic and sensory sensitive guests to provide an elevated experience for them and their families.

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woo-hoo! Children’s Museum Becomes First of Its Kind to Earn Certified Autism Center™ Designation in Dubai

The woo-hoo! Children’s Museum becomes the first museum in Dubai to earn the Certified Autism Center™ certification from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). This designation is given to organizations that are committed to providing accessible and inclusive services to autistic and sensory-sensitive individuals. This certification process includes staff completing a comprehensive training program to better equip them to accommodate the needs of autistic guests, their families, and other people of determination.

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The National Museum of the Great Lakes Achieves Autism Certification and Partners with National Autism Sailing Program

The National Museum of the Great Lakes proudly announces the recent completion of autism training and certification through IBCCES designating them as a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC). The museum joins a growing movement initiated by Destination Toledo to attract more travelers to the destination. To meet CAC requirements, staff completed training and certification to better assist and welcome autistic or sensory-sensitive visitors and their families. Continue Reading →

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Toledo Museum of Art Becomes the First of Its Kind™ in the Toledo Area to Earn Certified Autism Center™ Designation

The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) has named The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC). The CAC designation is granted to organizations that have completed training and certification to better serve autistic and sensory-sensitive visitors. The training program covers various topics, including sensory awareness, environment, communication, motor, and social skills, program development, and emotional awareness. TMA is the first museum in the Toledo area to earn the designation. IBCCES also conducted an onsite review to provide additional ways the Museum can accommodate visitors and create detailed sensory guides for each exhibition as part of the certification process.

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High Point Museum Completes Autism Certification, Joins Visit High Point Initiative

High Point Museum is now a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC), a credential awarded by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) to organizations that complete training and certification to better understand and welcome autistic or sensory-sensitive guests and their families. In addition to staff training, IBCCES also conducted an onsite review to provide additional recommendations on how to better welcome and accommodate visitors, including sensory guides to help visitors understand the impact on the five senses for each exhibit area.

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