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Autism Exercise Specialist | #2 Most Popular CEC Course

David Geslak, ACSM-EP | Apr 07, 2020

ACSM Autism Specialist Course

 

About ACSM's #2 most popular CEC course:

Become an ACSM/Exercise Connection Autism Exercise Specialist certificate holder: an exercise professional, physical or adapted physical education teacher, physical therapist, recreational therapist, or special education professional who understands the needs and strategies used with autism when implementing an individual or group exercise program in a gym, home, or classroom setting.

This course includes a demographic survey, online videos, PowerPoints, journal articles, a corresponding online quiz and a course evaluation. All course content will be presented to you electronically upon completion of your purchase. This includes all viewing and reading material, quizzes, and certificates (certificates awarded upon successful completion of the quizzes).


Available ACSM CECs 6.0


Learning Objectives for the ACSM/EC Autism Exercise Specialist:

  • use standard health assessment tools and when available, school-based or private assessments, to develop the foundation of client's exercise program
  • develop exercise programs and demonstrate exercises by applying evidence-based teaching strategies for those with autism
  • lead and motivate individuals in both an individual and group setting
  • use various instructional (e.g., visual supports, videos, technology) strategies to promote physical activity
  • create a positive exercise experience and enhance social skills
  • communicate to autism parents, special educators and other professionals the value of exercise for the autism community

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