Become a Certified Autism Specialist

IBCCES certifies and recognizes professionals like you who are dedicated to promoting quality care in the field of autism. For a limited time, you can get 20% off registration. Just enter the promo code HCDE during checkout, and we’ll take care of the rest!

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Certified Autism Specialist – Eligibility

  • Master’s Degree & 2+ years experience treating or supporting individuals with autism
    (OR a Bachelor’s Degree & 10+ years of experience)
  • 14 continuing education hours:
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  • Pass the online Autism Competency Exam
  • Who Should Get a CAS Certification?
    • SPED Directors & Teachers
    • School Psychologists
    • BCBA & ABA Professionals
    • Speech Language
    • Pathologists
    • Licensed Therapists & Clinicians
    • Principals
    • School Nurses & RN Nurses
    • Behavior Specialists
    • School Counselors
    • Classroom Teachers
    • Occupational Therapists
    • Physical Therapists
    • Clinical Social Workers


Autism Certificate – Eligibility

  • Currently employed in a setting that requires you to work or have contact with individuals with autism
  • 14 continuing education hours:
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  • Pass the online Autism Certificate Competency Exam
  • Who Should Get an AC Certification?
    • Classroom Teachers
    • Paraprofessionals
    • School Personnel
    • School Bus Drivers
    • Medical Billing Clerks
    • Autism Program Support Staff
    • Autism Organization Volunteers
    • ABA Therapists


Benefits of Certification

  • Recognizes individuals who go above and beyond licensing standards.
  • Enhances your professional reputation and credibility.
  • Increases your opportunity for career advancement and increased earnings.
  • Listing on the online public registry of autism professionals.

You will be more valuable as a Certified Autism Specialist. This unique credential will help you:

  • Reduce the chance of litigation.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to autism to parents and clients.
  • Improve grant qualifications.
  • Assist in demonstrating compliance with special education law.

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Donna Perkins “As a district director, I know parents are expecting my staff to be trained and able to make decisions regarding their child with Autism. At BISD we made the decision to invest in a core team of Certified Autism Specialists to be certified in our district. This decision also made it possible for our staff to receive the certification, as well as pertinent information and current research regarding Autism.” — Donna Perkins, CAS, Director of Special Education | Burkburnett Independent School District, TX