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Sarasota, FL: Autism center gets autism certification

July 25, 2023, EIN News: The Autism Center of Excellence (ACE) at Easterseals Southwest Florida Achieves Certified Autism Center™ Designation https://www.einnews.com/amp/pr_news/646133674/the-autism-center-of-excellence-ace-at-easterseals-southwest-florida-achieves-certified-autism-center-designation

SARASOTA, FL: By meeting these criteria, Center has demonstrated its commitment to providing enhanced care and support for autistic individuals.

"Easterseals The Autism Center of Excellence (ACE) at Easterseals Southwest Florida earns the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). To achieve the Certified Autism Center™ designation, the Center for Excellence met requirements which includes a commitment to the highest standards of autism care, having at least 80% of staff trained and certified, and a dedication to engaging in specialized autism training on an ongoing basis.

Southwest Florida is excited to receive the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). This designation recognizes the importance of our organization as a trusted industry leader in the autism field," said Nicole Murby, MS CCC-SLP, Vice President of Programs at Easterseals Southwest Florida. "Additionally, the CAC designation helps families understand that Easterseals and its therapists are singularly focused on the care, treatment, and improving the experience and outcomes for their children living with autism."

With autism diagnosis rates increasing to 1 in 36 children and 1 in 6 people with sensory needs, the Autism Center of Excellence at Easterseals Southwest Florida offers a wide range of programs and services to meet the needs of individuals and families. These include diagnostic evaluations, occupational therapy, speech therapy, physical therapy, sensory rooms, vestibular equipment, augmentative and alternative communication device acquisition, sensory bins, summer groups with a focus on sensory, motor, social, and communication skills, music therapy, case management, and more.

Myron Pincomb, board chairman of IBCCES, expressed, "This partnership ensures that the center has the necessary training and tools to go above and beyond when working with autistic individuals and their families. We are proud to collaborate with Easterseals Southwest Florida and acknowledge their commitment to enhancing the lives of autistic individuals. This achievement reflects their dedication to advancing the field of autism services and ensuring positive outcomes for individuals and families."…


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