Autism Fitness Level 1 Certification - Concord-NH - 2020

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Course Overview

In Level 1, you’ll uncover the complex intersection of Exercise Science, Motivation and Reinforcement, Understanding Movement Principles, Common Motor Deficits, Cognitive Considerations, and Programming Modalities that together forms the underlying functional framework of Autism Fitness and PAC Profile® Method. You’ll explore Autism –key hallmarks and deficits from all 3 areas of functioning, and evidence-based strategies to overcome known developmental deficits, plus proven ways to adapt fitness programming to meet these unique needs.
There is no other training like this in the world and a must if you’re planning or already are bringing fitness, adapted PE, sport-based, or recreational programs to those with autism of any age or ability level. The Autism Fitness Level I Certification is the culmination of Autism Fitness programming strategies tested, implemented, refined, and validated over a decade.

Who is this for: Fitness Professionals, Behavior Therapists, Special Educators, Occupational and Physical Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Highly Motivated Parents, and other professionals working with the ASD population.

What should you expect: Two full days of conceptual and hands-on learning with Autism Fitness Founder Eric Chessen, M.S. Through a blend of online and live education you will learn how to develop outstanding, effective fitness programs for any individual with autism. Each day is a blend of lecture/discussion and hands-on, practical learning to enable your mastery of skills. 

Our limited class size provides plenty of time for 1-to-1 attention to address all questions. With a cross-section of various backgrounds, the Autism Fitness Level I Certification is an outstanding networking and socialization opportunity for parents and professionals to share ideas and projects. 

You Will Learn

·         Why Fitness is Essential for the ASD Population

·         Common Physical and Motor Deficits

·         Understand Physical, Adaptive & Cognitive Abilities

·         Assessment via the PAC Profile®

·         Program Development for Individuals and Groups

·         Goal Setting in each of the 3 Areas of Development

·         Positive Behavior Support

·         Progressions and Regressions of Exercise


What's Included

·         The Autism Fitness Toolbox ($97 value)

·         The Autism Fitness Guidebook

·         PAC Profile & Assessment Tools

·         Exam (post-seminar) & Certificates of Completion

·         Post Certification Support (Monthly Pro Zoom Calls)

·         Access: Certified Professional Facebook Group

·         Certified Professional Listing on

·         Marketing Support & Materials

·         Opportunities for Professional Development within Autism Fitness

·         Discounted Equipment Package ($130+ savings)

·         Download the Course Syllabus