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A premier online autism certification training bringing you today’s most cutting-edge, strengths-based interventions to help your clients with autism thrive!

Autism intervention continues to evolve.

We’re seeing a paradigm shift to one that embraces difference, takes the client’s lead, builds on strengths while supporting needs, and appreciates how the body and brain use behaviors to manage surroundings.

But keeping up with emerging evidence-based autism assessments and treatments can be time consuming and overwhelming, leaving you unsure of what steps to take next…

… that’s why we’re inviting you to this one-of-a-kind autism certification training!

We’ve gathered the leading voices in the field to breakdown what’s new, what’s working, and what’s just around the corner in autism intervention.

Keynote speaker Temple Grandin, PhD, shares an inspiring insider’s perspective on the importance of looking at autism as Different… Not Less. Together, we’ll explore the extraordinary potential of those on the autism spectrum, along with strategies for celebrating their interests, ideas, and unique individual differences.

During this powerful virtual autism certification training, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from other leading experts including, Dr. Stephen Porges, Dr. Varleisha Lyons, Dr. Jed Baker, Dr. Carol Westby, and Dr. Jim Ball—to name a few—as they guide you through interventions that leverage relationships, trust, communication, acceptance, self-advocacy, and the neuroception of safety.

This intensive online autism certification training provides the education you need to confidently and competently offer safe, effective transformational strengths-based interventions, strategies, and approaches to support your clients regardless of age or developmental stage!

Completely online and self-paced, you can view this comprehensive certification training whenever and wherever the time is right for you.

Once you complete this training, you'll immediately qualify to become a Certified Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist (ASDCS) — at no additional cost to you! That’s right, in just three easy steps, you can become an ASDCS (a $249.99 value)!

Certified Autism Spectrum Disorder
Clinical Specialist Intensive Training (ASDCS)

$1,099.85 Value
Just $299.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!
Earn up to 19.25 CE hours.
Click here for Credit details.
Here’s a peek at the cutting-edge interventions and approaches:

  1. Polyvagal Theory: Learn from esteemed Stephen Porges, PhD, the best strategies for down regulating threat and defensive reactions by looking at the child’s (and parent’s) nervous systems.

  2. Motivational Interviewing: With Sean Inderbitzen, DSW, LCSW, MINT, a clinician on the spectrum, as he guides you through ways to help your teenage/adult clients with anxiety/depression and low self-esteem.

  3. Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-based Model (DIR®): Stacy Sue Rosello, MA, OTR/L, teaches simple strategies to build rhythm in relationships in early intervention for autism.

  4. Sensorimotor Interventions: With Varleisha Lyons, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS, you’ll learn activation of the vagus nerve, music and movement techniques, and breathwork to address social, emotional, and cognitive functioning.

  5. Theory of Mind (ToM) & Autobiographical Memory (AM): Carol Westby, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, ASDCS, guides you through current research supporting why understanding clients ToM and AM abilities is essential to social-communication intervention.

  6. Autism Assessment and Screening: Through role-play and case examples, Rebecca Sachs, PhD, ABPP, and Tamara Rosen, PhD, teach you how to do assessment and screening through a neurodiversity lens.

Plus, you’ll get essential updates to some of the most important and trending topics in autism assessment and treatment, including how to help your clients:

  • Prevent the need for meltdowns and emotional outbursts
  • Develop social skills to successfully navigate online and in person social interactions
  • Build a foundation of safety and trust through a trauma-informed lens
  • Understand how brain-gut connection impacts behavior and what to do about it
  • Build on their strengths through child-centered approaches
  • Recognize side effects of psychotropic medication that can mimic or cause behavioral issues

Certification Made Simple

In just three easy steps, you will become a Certified Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist (ASDCS) starting today:

Step 1: Watch the online certification training.

Step 2: Complete the CE tests and instantly print your certificates of completion.

Step 3: Submit the Certification Questionnaire included in this training and we'll cover the cost of your certification for 2 years (a $249.99 value!). Click here for full Certification requirements.

That's it! No hidden fees. No catch. Just certification made EASY.

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Certified Autism Spectrum Disorder
Clinical Specialist Intensive Training (ASDCS)

$1,099.85 Value
Just $299.99 Today — Stunning Savings!
Earn up to 19.25 CE hours.
Click here for Credit details.
Your Certified Autism Spectrum Disorder
Clinical Specialist (ASDCS) Intensive Training:

Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin, PhD, keynote address: Different… Not Less

Dr. Grandin shares insight from the latest edition to Different… Not Less. In this interview-style keynote, we’ll explore the extraordinary potential of those on the autism spectrum, along with strategies to help clients tap into their hidden abilities!

Stephen Porges
The Neuroscience of Safety: The Transformative Impact of the Polyvagal Theory on Supporting Children on the Autism Spectrum

Stephen W. Porges, PhD | Click here for information about Stephen Porges

Polyvagal Theory helps us “look inside” the nervous system of individuals with autism. Through this cutting-edge lens, you’ll learn the best strategies for down regulating threat and defensive reactions by shifting your client’s state to that of calmness with feelings of safety, leading the way to improved communication, relational satisfaction, and joy!


Varleisha Lyons
Sensorimotor Interventions to Improve Social, Emotional, and Cognitive Functioning: Neurological Approaches for Children and Adolescents with Autism
Varleisha Lyons, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS | Click here for information about Varleisha Lyons

Learn how to skillfully apply strength-based sensorimotor interventions to:
  • Improve emotional regulation and social participation through activation of the vagus nerve and music/movement techniques
  • Address arousal levels through NEW self-regulation and mindfulness techniques
  • Support the child’s needs through adaptations and modifying activities and the environment

Rebecca Sachs
Tamara Rosen
A Practitioner's Guide to Autism Assessment: A Strengths-Based Approach
Rebecca Sachs, PhD, ABPP, and Tamara Rosen, PhD | Click here for information about Rebecca Sachs | Click here for information about Tamara Rosen

Through role-play and demonstrations, learn how to skillfully use specific screening and assessment-based tools and strategies for:
  • When ASD is suspected and you feel stuck
  • Understanding and treating challenging behaviors that may be impacting treatment
  • Communicating concerns to other professionals and parents
  • Making effective and appropriate referrals
  • Tailoring and modifying intervention plans

Stacy Sue Rosello
Early Intervention for ASD: Building Rhythms in Relationships through DIR®
Stacy Sue Rosello, MA, OTR/L | Click here for information about Stacy Sue Rosello

Looking through a Developmental, Individual-differences, & Relationship-based model (DIR®) lens, you’ll learn strategies and tools to help foster and match rhythms between the child and caregiver and ways to embed rhythms into routines and rituals. In time, these meaningful experiences empower the child, drive development, and create connectedness and cherished family bonds!
Jim Ball
Child-Centered Approaches to Effective Autism Treatment: Practical Strategies that Clinicians & Educators Can Use Right Away!
Jim Ball, Ed.D., BCBA-D | Click here for information about Jim Ball

Offering a unique look at behavior through the child's perspective, this session provides strategies to help reduce challenging behaviors, including:
  • Figuring out why a child is engaging in a specific behavior
  • How to build your “behavior-investigator” skills, which is essential to create an effective intervention plan
  • Teaching individuals on the autism spectrum how to change their behavior

Jed Baker
No More Autism Meltdowns: Strategies to Deescalate Meltdowns and Reduce Anxiety
Jed Baker, PhD | Click here for information about Jed Baker

Frequent autism meltdowns can hold a family and therapy progress hostage, forcing everyone to walk on eggshells. Those days are over! In this session, you’ll learn concrete strategies to:
  • Deescalate meltdowns and reduce anxiety in the moment
  • Design effective intervention plans to prevent meltdowns from happening
  • Manage one’s own emotions in order to get better outcomes with children

Carol Westby
Theory of Mind: Therapeutic Implications for Clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Carol Westby, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, ASDCS | Click here for information about Carol Westby

To effectively improve the social, emotional, and communication skills of individuals with autism, you must first discern their Theory of Mind (ToM) abilities. This session will teach you how to do that! You’ll learn:
  • Current research on neural bases for emotional understanding and ToM
  • Developmental stages of ToM from infancy through adolescence
  • Assessment and intervention implications for ToM deficits and how to intervene with infants through school-age children

Sean Inderbitzen
Motivational Interviewing for High-Functioning Autism in Adulthood: An Insider’s Perspective
Sean Inderbitzen, DSW, LCSW, MINT | Click here for information about Sean Inderbitzen

Learning effective Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques from a clinician on the spectrum will give you the essential skills and perspective you need to help your clients overcome the treatment obstacles that can impede the therapy they desperately need. Stop feeling frustrated, ineffective, and perpetually stuck at square one in therapy.

Cara Marker Daily
Psychopharmacology in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Many individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are on medications that are not supported in the literature as being effective in treating symptoms of ASD, which is confusing and alarming. This session will review the latest research in psychopharmacology and ASD, as well as:
  • Benefits of certain pharmacological interventions in treating the symptoms of ASD
  • Potential side effects of psychotropic medication that can mimic or cause behavioral issues
  • Your role as a treating clinician in assisting your client’s with ASD in psychopharmacological management

Laura Sibbald
Autism Intervention Using a Trauma-Informed Lens: Creating a Foundation of Safety & Trust to Promote Self Awareness & Problem Solving
Laura K. Sibbald, M.A., CCC-SLP, ASDCS | Click here for information about Laura Sibbald
Learn effective trauma-informed strategies that’ll help you cultivate a safe and trusting relationship with your clients with autism. By doing so, your clients will gain the co-regulation skills necessary to process complex emotions and develop self-awareness, independent problem-solving, and self-monitoring skills.

Jay Berk
Social Skills Intervention for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum: Helping Clients Overcome Today’s Obstacles in Social Skills
Clients with autism face unique social skills challenges today due to the pandemic, emergence from the pandemic, the digital impact on social skills acquisition, and challenges associated with co-occurring disorders, such as social anxiety. Learn how to adeptly teach your clients with autism how to:
  • Navigate social interactions online and in person, in any setting
  • Use “in person” approaches from “on-line” responses to social situations
  • Reduce misinterpretation of social cues

Varleisha Lyons
Dissecting the Brain-Gut Connection for Autism, ADHD, & Complex Trauma Disorder
Varleisha Lyons, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS | Click here for information about Varleisha Lyons
This session will give specific focus to the various central nervous system plexuses, neurological structures related to the nine senses, and the role of the Vagus nerve to function and dysfunction in individuals with Autism, ADHD, and Complex Trauma Disorder. Attend and learn:
  • How behavior results from the internal biological factors rather than always external
  • Why addressing self-regulation and decreasing stress is the place to start before providing other forms of intervention
  • Strategies to address the whole body rather than resorting to behavioral approaches
Certified Autism Spectrum Disorder
Clinical Specialist Intensive Training (ASDCS)

$1,099.85 Value
Just $299.99 Today — Stunning Savings!
Earn up to 19.25 CE hours.
Click here for Credit details.
Register Today and Get These FREE Bonus Offers ($99.98 value):

Jennifer Cook
A Love Letter to Women on the Spectrum

Jennifer Cook (formerly Cook O’Toole)

Like so many women and girls, Jennifer Cook fit the profile of someone on the spectrum, but it remained unidentified, facing years of avoidable anxiety, eating disorders, volatile relationships, self-harm, and stunted independence. In this game-changing talk, Jennifer offers a love letter to all women on the spectrum. Walking us through her personal journey of self-discovery, enrichment, and understanding, she’ll empower every differently wired mind to become their own best differently wired kind of wonderful!

Click here for information about Jennifer Cook

Kellie Doyle Bailey
Exploring Mindfulness Practices to Help Kids Become Calm and Cool

Kellie Doyle Bailey, MA, CCC-SLP, MMT/SELI

Join author Kellie Doyle Bailey, MA, CCC-SLP, MMT/SELI, as she walks you through mindfulness interventions to help "lid flippers”—our reactive learners—become “calm and cool” kids. Kellie is the author of best-selling Some Days I Flip My Lid and Some Nights I Flip My Lid. You will find both books in the summit bookstore!

Click here for information about Kellie Doyle Bailey
Certified Autism Spectrum Disorder
Clinical Specialist Intensive Training (ASDCS)

$1,099.85 Value
Just $299.99 Today — Stunning Savings!
Earn up to 19.25 CE hours.
Click here for Credit details.
The Next Steps in Advancing Your Practice
Watch your email for your order confirmation and get instant access to all course materials, including the bonus materials — all designed to help you effectively integrate transformative interventions and approaches into the clinical and educational work you do with clients with autism. Click here for course objectives and outline.
Review the course materials at your own pace and at your convenience! You'll have unlimited access to all course videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the PESI Mobile app to access the course content on your phone or tablet. Choose video or audio-only versions of online courses from the world’s best instructors, and complete your CE requirements anywhere, anytime, at your own pace.
Instantly collaborate with other professionals on the course materials through interactive message boards. You'll be part of a community of hundreds of practitioners all focused on passionately helping clients with autism thrive. You’ll have the opportunity to interact, share insight and experiences to build your professional network.
Complete your online CE tests and earn up to 19.25 CE hours! Click here for Credit details and credit details specific to your profession.
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