A Certification Recognizing Professionalsworking in the field of Autism
Our affordable certification:
- Recognizes individuals who voluntarily meet rigorous professional standards in ongoing professional development.
- Enhances your professional reputation and credibility.
- Increases your opportunity for career advancement and/or increased earnings.
- Reduces the chance of litigation.
- Improves grant qualifications.
- Assists in demonstrating compliance with special education law.
Certified Autism Specialist™ is defined as a professional who is responsible for the support and/or services provided to an individual on the autism spectrum that directly relates to the professionals specific scope of practice. Whether you are new to the field or a seasoned therapist, the CAS mark, demonstrates that your autism CE or professional development hours are monitored through the IBCCES electronic tracking system. Our online application documents your education level, experience, and professional development hours all in one place. Your name and verification number can be viewed on the IBCCES public registry by employers and other third parties. Read more here.
Professionals that typically apply for the CAS Credential include:
Special Education Teachers
Special Education Directors
Speech Language Pathologists
BCBA and ABA Professionals
Clinical Social Workers
Licensed Professional Counselors
The Autism Certificate (AC) is available for all professionals employed in a setting that requires you to work or have contact with individuals with autism. This Certificate recognizes professionals dedicated to promoting quality care in the field of Autism. The Autism Certificate does not require a masters degree. See requirements here.
Professionals that typically apply for the AC Credential include:
School Bus Drivers
Autism Program Support Staff
Autism Organization Volunteers
Medical Billing Clerks
Increase your understanding about ASD
Key milestones when transitioning into adulthood
Developmental milestones from 2 months to 5
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