Many of your students have cognitive disorders or learning differences and need support from staff with specialized knowledge on how to work best with them. Make sure your team has access to specific training and certification on ADHD, autism, dyslexia, and anxiety. It’s critical to build trust and confidence with parents and students and understand how cognitive differences can affect your students’ behavior as well as learning gains.

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Benefits of Training + Certification

STAND OUT

Help your center stand out as having expertise and third-party recognition of that expertise

REACH + RECOGNITION

Expand your reach and earn recognition in your community

IMPROVE OUTCOMES

Improve outcomes and empower your staff

INSPIRE CONFIDENCE

Reach new prospective students and inspire parent confidence and trust

SPECIALIZED LEARNING

Provide opportunity for continued learning for your team

Center Certification Options

Our BCCC designation is for organizations who work with individuals with a variety of cognitive needs. Your staff will be trained and certified through our Board Certified Cognitive Specialist and Certified Cognitive Coach programs, with training content on best practices and strategies for working with individuals with autism, anxiety, ADHD, and dyslexia.

All Board Certified Centers meet the following requirements:

  • Dedicated to serving individuals with cognitive disorders
  • At least 80% of staff is trained and certified in cognitive disorders through IBCCES
  • Maintain compliance with accreditation standards
  • Is committed to ongoing training in cognitive disorders

Our CAC designation is for organizations who work with individuals with autism. Your staff will be trained and certified through our Certified Autism Specialist and Autism Certificate programs, with training content on best practices and strategies for working with individuals with autism and other sensory disorders.

All Certified Autism Centers meet the following requirements:

  • Dedicated to serving individuals with autism
  • At least 80% of staff is trained and certified in autism through IBCCES
  • Maintain compliance with accreditation standards
  • Is committed to ongoing training in autism
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Your team will complete our online training and certification process. And 80% of patient-facing staff must complete the program to earn Certified Autism Center™ designation.
certification process
*Your organization may undergo an onsite review by IBCCES experts includes a comprehensive report with suggested changes or modifications to better serve individuals with cognitive disorders (depends on the size of the organization).

Once you become a Certified Autism Center™ or Board Certified Cognitive Center, you will be featured as a certified organization on CertifiedAutismCenter.com, which have been developed by IBCCES as credible resources to help leading organizations across the globe showcase themselves as safe, sensory-friendly, trained and certified option for parents and individuals on the spectrum or with other cognitive disorders. These resources serve as a guide both for people who are looking for healthcare and education resources in their community that are appropriately trained to serve individuals with autism or other cognitive disorders and their families.

Find Out More About Becoming A Certified Center

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