ASDI

Certified Autism-Informed Professional

Who is Eligible

Associate or provisionally licensed professionals, graduate students and others, including:

  1. Educator
  2. Associate or Provisionally licensed mental health professionals
  3. Occupational Therapy Assistant
  4. Physical Therapist Assistant
  5. Physical Therapist

A detailed listing of professionals eligible for Certified Autism-Informed Professional can be found here.

Training Requirements

A minimum of 6 hours of continuing education in specific areas related to Autism Spectrum Disorder. Click here for details.

Pre-approved, 3rd party trainings that meet the training requirements for certification include:

  1. The Key to Autism Course by PESI
  2. Early Intervention for Autism Course by PESI
  3. Early Childhood Interventions & Autism Spectrum Disorder by SUMMIT Professional Education
  4. Autism: Across the Spectrum by SUMMIT Professional Education

Wondering if a course meets the requirements for certification? Submit a copy of or link to the course title, speaker, outline and learning objectives to info@evergreencertifications.com for review.

Please note that Evergreen Certifications does not offer continuing education, all training must be purchased directly through the accredited training organization. Training is not included in the certification fee.

Application Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your initial application fee payment of 99.99 USD online
  3. Upload the following documents to your account:
    1. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CEU or completion certificate
    2. Documentation of professional status in the form of at least 1 of the following:
      1. Licensed professional - copy of your professional license or designation
      2. Graduate student – copy of your unofficial transcript
      3. Other professionals – copy of your CV and diploma or unofficial transcript

Renewal

To maintain certification, a renewal is required. After your initial 1-year certification, you have the option to renew for 1 year. A 1-year renewal requires 4 hours of continuing education related to Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Sample renewal trainings include:

  1. Certificate Course in Autism through the Spectrum by PESI
  2. The Complete Autism & Sensory Processing Disorder Toolkit by PESI
  3. Autism in Children & Adolescents: Advancing Language for Conversation Fluency and Social Connections by PESI
  4. Autism Spectrum Meltdowns: Effective Interventions for Sensory, Executive Function and Social-Emotional Communication by PESI
  5. Preschoolers & Autism by SUMMIT Professional Education

Renewal Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Upload the following documents to your account:
    1. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CEU or completion certificate
    2. Documentation of professional status in the form of at least 1 of the following:
      1. Licensed professional - copy of your professional license or designation
      2. Graduate student – copy of your unofficial transcript
      3. Other professionals – copy of your CV and diploma or unofficial transcript
  3. Remit your renewal fee online

Complete details can be found here.

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