Become an Autism Exercise Specialist with ACSM

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Become an Autism Exercise Specialist with ACSM

April 9, 2019

April is Autism Awareness Month and ACSM's ceOnline has the course to get you certified. 


Learning Objectives:

The ACSM/EC Autism Exercise Specialist will be able to:

  • 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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