Training & Education

The Training and Education page should be your starting point to increase your understanding of autism spectrum disorder. Through this page you can access all of our online trainings, webcasts, seminars, and How To video series. The easiest way to access and organize our trainings is through our MyACE Dashboard. You will need to create a free account with us. Once you create your account, you will be able to access trainings organized through badges based around topics related to ASD. The MyACE Dashboard will allow you to track your progress as you complete content and earn certificates of completion. You can also access our training opportunities individually without going through the MyACE Dashboard.

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Our training activities are based on the Skill Competencies for Professionals and Paraprofessionals in Virginia Supporting Individuals with Autism Across the Lifespan. For more information about the Skill Competencies, please click here. We also base our trainings on up-to-date evidence-based research and practices and sources such as the National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorder and the National Autism Center. These activities are free to all Virginia residents.