Saturday and Sunday, October 5th and 6th, 2019
Parent and Caregiver Night: Friday, October 4th, 2019
We are so excited to be hosting this special training and certification program with Ring Around The Spectrum at their autism-friendly gym in Latham. This course is designed for professionals who work with the ASD population. You will learn how to develop effective fitness programs, why fitness is essential for the ASD population, how to assess using the PAC profile, and how to create programs for individuals and groups – all while earning CEC/CEU\’s from ACE, AFAA & NASM.
This course has something for everyone:
- Fitness Professionals: Everything you need to activate an enriching career as a medical fitness specialist.
- Therapists: An evolved approach to improving development, health and overall well-being in those with autism.
- Educators: Create adaptive programming solutions that eliminate barriers to learning faced in the modern classroom.
- Parents / Caregivers: Play a critical role in developing vital independence and socialization skills across the lifespan of those you love.
In Level 1, you’ll uncover the complex intersection of Applied Behavior Analysis, Learning Styles & Systems in Education and Exercise Sciences, that together form the underlying functional framework of Autism Fitness. You’ll explore Autism – the medical history, symptoms, and evidence-based strategies to overcome known developmental deficits, plus unique ways to adapt fitness programming to meet these unique needs.
At Parent and Caregiver Night, the training will complement what certified Autism Fitness professionals will offer in their work. You will learn what your child or loved one is learning in an Autism Fitness program, and be able to reinforce those exercises at home. This is a great opportunity for parents and caregivers of an individual with autism to learn more about the Autism Fitness method.
There is no other training like this in the world and a must if you’re planning or already are bringing fitness programs to those with autism. Eric Chessen’s Autism Fitness Certification is the culmination of Autism Fitness programming strategies tested, implemented, and refined over a decade.
What: The Autism Fitness Level I Certification. Two full days of conceptual and hands-on learning with Autism Fitness Founder Eric Chessen, M.S.
Who (is it for): Fitness Professionals, Behavior Therapists, Special Educators, Occupational and Physical Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Totally Rad Parents, and other professionals working with the ASD population.
How: Through a blend of online and live education you will learn how to develop outstanding, effective fitness programs for any individual with autism.