Training and Professional Development

The Emory Autism Center offers a range of training for professionals working with children, adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, including awareness, familiarity and competency-based training. The length and content of the presentation, workshop and hands-on training packages are developed individually based on your needs and interests.

Service Learning: Students enjoy the opportunity to learn, first hand, how to successfully interact with and support individuals.

Internships/Field Work: Individuals are provided with the opportunity to employ skills learned in the class room to real-world scenarios as part of their professional training.

Training topics include:

  • Behavior Support
  • Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Collaborating with Parents
  • Developing Appropriate IEPs
  • Incidental Teaching
  • Promoting Appropriate Engagement
  • Promoting Social Interactions
  • Reinforcer Assessments
  • State-of-the-art Treatment for Children with Autism
  • Testing and Assessments
  • Toilet Training
  • Early Emory Center for Child Development and Enrichment

Contact Katherine Roeder at 404-727-8350 for information on EAC training and professional development.  

Annual Training for Clinicians

Clinical Use of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule - 2nd edition (ADOS-2).  Contact Michael Morrier at 404-727-8350 or michael.j.morrier@emory.edu for more information.