As the number of children being diagnosed with ASD increases, one of the many obstacles that parents face, is finding skilled providers for out-of-school services. At the same time, many of the providers for these services are searching for training and education on how to more effectively serve these children.

Summit is responding to this need by offering educational workshops, conference presentations, and small group training. Educating caregivers and professionals by providing them with an understanding of ASD and its characteristics, as well as tools for effectively working with children with ASD, will expand the network of informed service providers available to families.

Our workshops and training provide pre-set training courses, as well as custom-designed training courses to schools, allied health professionals, private agencies, parents, and community-based organizations. Our primary aim is to facilitate our participants’ training through engaging, entertaining, and effective course presentations. Our courses are both theoretical and practical, with an emphasis on active responding and competency-based learning. Our courses are suitable for administrators, teachers, classroom assistants, allied health professionals and related professionals working with individuals with ASD.

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Summit Autism Services is approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board to offer type 2 continuing education (OP-10-2039).

If you are interested in the workshop and/or training topics listed below, please complete the Training Request Form.

  • Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Teaching Play Skills to Children with ASD
  • Teaching Social Skills to Children with ASD
  • Creating Language-Based Learning Environments for Children with ASD
  • The Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills (The ABLLS-R): From assessment to program development
  • The Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program: The VB-MAPP
  • The Assessment of Functional Living Skills (The AFLS): From assessment to program development
  • 24 Common Language and Learning Barriers for Children with ASD: Identification and Intervention
  • Developing ABA Learning Programs within Public School Settings
  • Understanding and Changing Challenging Behavior: From functional assessment to behavior intervention plans
  • After the Diagnosis: What families can do to help their child with ASD
  • Let’s play! Teaching typically developing children to promote social play and learning with their siblings with ASD