Tempe Community Services Receives Certified Autism Center™ Designation

Several City of Tempe community services departments, including park and recreation, have worked together to collectively earn the designation as a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC). The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) grants the CAC designation to organizations that complete a training and certification process to better understand and serve autistic individuals and others with sensory needs. Many locations, including Tempe Public Library, Kiwanis Park, Tempe History Museum, Edna Vihel Arts Center, Tempe Town Lake, Creamery Park, Daley Park, Estrada Park, Indian Bend Park and Tempe Sports Complex, received onsite reviews to provide insights, recommendations, and sensory guides to help enhance the visitor experience, especially those with sensory sensitivities.


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