Training & Education

Conferences, Webinars, Workshops, Group Training, Courses, and a Professional Association

AANE has a broad slate of training and education offerings for Autistics adults, teens, their families and the professionals who serve them. Scroll down to learn how you can learn more about autism.

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Conferences, Webinars & Workshops

AANE offers education, information, and support our community throughout the world. Our programs include conferences, webinars, courses, and workshops.

Autistic adults participating in a workshop to discuss living with Autism in a group setting.
Professionals representing a company participating in training to improve their understanding of Autistic employees.

Training for Organizations

AANE offers training to large corporations as well as small businesses or chambers of commerce alike to create Neurodivergent-inclusive spaces.

Professional Association

The Autism Professional Coaching Association (APCA) is a professional development resource and support for professionals who coach, guide and advise older Autistic teens and adults.

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Professional talking on a consultation call to provide information about Autistic couples in therapy.

Courses for Professionals

AANE offers specific training for professionals who want to expand their practice or deepen their knowledge and skills working with Autistic and Neurodivergent clients.

Learn to effectively treat neurodiverse partners in therapy

AANE’s Neurodiverse Couples Institute offers online courses for couples/partners and therapists/coaches who work with Neurodiverse couples/partners together or individually.

TRAINING 101: Fundamentals of Working with Neurodiverse Couples in Therapy is a self-paced online training course that teaches therapists how to recognize, understand, and effectively treat neurodiverse couples in therapy.

CERTIFICATION 201: Case Presentations & Advanced Topics in Neurodiverse Couples Therapy is an online interactive course that delves deeper into more advanced topics.

Learn to coach older Autistic teens & adults

Intensive Autism Coach Training (IACT) is a 4 day in-person certificate program, followed by 2 years of clinical support, for human service professionals and/or life coaches interested in gaining expertise in working with Autistic or Neurodivergent adults and older teens.  

Course for Couples

101 FOR COUPLES: Fundamentals of Recognizing and Understanding Neurodiversity in a Relationship is a self-paced online course that includes video interviews with neurodiverse couples and experts focusing on recognizing and understanding the impact of neurodiversity in a relationship.

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