The VCU Autism Center for Excellence training page is a great starting point for families and educational staff to access critical content they need to support students with ASD. Here you will find professional development opportunities including online courses, webcasts, seminars, video series, and MyACE badge training.

Online Courses


VCU-ACE offers a variety of comprehensive self-paced and facilitated e-learning opportunities to meet the needs of those new to autism, as well as seasoned learners who want to dive deeper into topics related to ASD

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Webcasts are live, virtual presentations delivered by national and state authorities in the field of ASD. Hear up-to-date research and detailed information about evidence-based strategies right from the expert in the comfort of your home or workplace!

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Seminars are organized by topics most relevant in the field of Autism. Each presentation is approximately 30-40 minutes long and provides an overview of the topic area. These presentations are approximately 30-40 minutes long durations.

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These short video series discuss important topics for families, educators, community members, and individuals with ASD to provide a quick look at implementing a particular strategy.The How To videos provide a short description of the topic!

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MyACE Dashboard

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Our MyACE Dashboard platform organizes training contents into modules, known as badges, based on a variety of topics such as:

  • Overview of ASD
  • Behaviour
  • Communication
  • And more

MyACE is an easy way for educators to customize learning opportunities through their personal dashboard and find information that matches their needs and interests.After completing a module,participants take quiz and earn badge. See how many badges you can earn using this platform!

The MyACE Dashboard also tracks personal progress making it easier to keep a record of completed professional development activities that may be submitted for Recertification Points or Continuing Education Units.

To access the MyACE dashboard, create a free account HERE.