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Autism Training for Professionals

We are a trusted training partner for school systems, provider agencies and other professional groups across North Carolina.

The Autism Society of North Carolina’s Clinical Department provides innovative and interactive training sessions for professionals – from introductory to in-depth and multi-day – on a wide variety of topics including but not limited to:

  • Reframing assumptions about challenging behavior
  • Addressing challenging behavior in school settings
  • Best practices in instruction for students with autism
  • Strategies to promote self-advocacy and social understanding
  • Trauma-informed positive behavioral supports
  • Integrating evidence-based practices in EC classrooms
  • Supporting neurodiverse students in regular education settings
  • Contemporary functional behavior assessments and behavior intervention plans
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) – applications in school settings
  • Structured teaching and behavior analytic strategies in the classroom
  • Culturally responsive positive behavioral supports
  • Preschool programming for young children with autism
  • Naturalistic developmental behavioral interventions for young children with autism
  • Autism-informed mental health interventions (e.g., CBT, DBT)
  • Promoting self-advocacy and engagement within day program and residential contexts.

We travel to you, and we fully customize our training content to address your goals.


“I have been teaching for nearly 20 years and have never been to a more impactful training.”

“This training changed hearts and minds about challenging behavior.”

“Very useful, practical tips that we can immediately take back to the classroom.”

Our multi-disciplinary team sets us apart

Licensed and Board-certified Behavior Analysts | K-12 Educators | Licensed Psychologists | Licensed Clinical Social Workers

Coaching and consultation services

We offer on-site coaching to directly support your staff in implementing instructional interventions and positive behavioral strategies.

We also provide Independent Educational Evaluations (IEEs) including Functional Behavior Assessments and student-specific consultation.

Who do we train?

School system personnel | Early childcare and preschool professionals | Post-secondary educators | SLPs and OTs | Community-based and residential service providers | Camp and recreational staff | Medical professionals | Emergency responders | Mental health professionals | Child welfare professionals

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We are an Authorized Continuing Education (ACE) Provider from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and an Authorized Continuing Education Provider with the Division of Child Development and Early Education, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.