AuSM Autism Training

15-07-28-AuSM-Training-logo-v2With a diagnosis rate of 1 in 68, autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in Minnesota. By learning more about the neurodiversity of individuals with autism, you are taking proactive steps toward acceptance and inclusion. Whether you are a business, a community organization, or a direct support professional, AuSM’s education team will provide you with strategies to help you understand the needs of individuals with autism, allowing you to offer a positive, supportive environment for this growing population.

AuSM provides state-wide trainings on autism and related topics, including anxiety, autism and employment, practical and inclusion strategies, emergency preparedness, and transition needs.

Click here to view the AuSM Autism Training brochure.

Who can benefit from AuSM's Autism Training?

Contact Us

If you are interested in learning how AuSM Autism Training can benefit your organization or business, contact Ellie Wilson, AuSM Education, Training, and Programs Manager at 651.647.1083 ext. 20 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Click here to download the AuSM Autism Training request form (Word document). AuSM brings training to you for classes of 15 or more.

Click here to learn more about AuSM Autism Direct Support Certification.

 AuSM Autism Training Participants

  • Washington County Adult Foster Care: Autism in Adulthood
  • Lionsgate Academy: Autism and Mental Health
  • Valleyfair: Staff Training for Serving Individuals with Autism
  • Fairmont CTIC, Vocational Rehab: Transition to the Workplace
  • Dakota County Attorneys: Autism and Legal Advocacy
  • Minneapolis Institute of Arts: Teacher Artist Training for Supporting Children with Autism
  • Brainerd Central Lakes College: Emergency Preparedness
  • Science Museum of Minnesota: Practical Strategies for Supporting Summer Class Participants with Autism
  • Refuge of Hope Church: Understanding Autism and Inclusive Ministry
  • Brain Injury Conference: Aggression and Autism
  • Minnesota Zoo: Practical Strategies for Supporting Summer Camp Class Participants with Autism
  • History Center: Staff Training for Serving Individuals with Autism
  • Bell Museum: Staff Training for Serving Individuals with Autism
  • Children’s Theater Company: Social Skills Class Training
  • St. Jude’s: Autism and Employment Training
  • MNDOT: Autism and Employment Training
  • MN Social Services Conferences: Mental Health and Autism
  • MEA: Inclusion Strategies for General Education Classrooms
  • 3M: Autism and Employment Training
  • Best Buy: Autism and Employment Training
  • Cargill: Autism and Employment Training
  • MN Business Leadership Network: Autism and Employment Training
  • American Camp Association: Inclusion Strategies for Campers with Autism
  • Duluth Regional Care Center: Autism Awareness and Strategies (Focus on Adults with Autism)
  • Hopkins Early Learning Center: Autism, Early Detection, Intervention Strategies