Training Center

The Summit Center's Training Center

We offer a variety of training opportunities for both parents and professionals. Browse through each category to see which opportunity would be most applicable to you.


WNYRCASD Virtual Conference (Live Event):

Annually, the WNYRCASD hosts a conference with presentations by experts in the field of autism spectrum disorders with the goal of giving you information about evidence-based interventions and practices that have been shown to improve educational outcomes for children with autism spectrum disorders. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be hosting virtual sessions. AHSA, BCBA, CTLE, OT/OTA, PT/PTA  CEUs are available for a fee of $15.00. View the upcoming sessions here.

 


S.T.A.R. Training (Live Event):

The Summit Center’s S.T.A.R. Training, funded by the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), offers parents and caregivers the opportunity to learn new strategies to support you through various stages of your child’s life. All sessions will be conducted virtually by members of The Summit Center’s professional staff with significant background, training, and experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. For those who participate, virtual respite opportunities may be available at a later date. Free to those who are OPWDD eligible. View upcoming training sessions here.

Mini-Workshop Wednesdays (Live Event):

The WNY Regional Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is presenting a series of 30-minute live mini-workshops focused on educating children with autism virtually. Each workshop will include a 15-minute presentation and a 15-minute question and answer session. Some sessions may be appropriate for parent viewing. View upcoming sessions here.

 


Request a Workshop:

Through the WNY Regional Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), there is no cost to school districts/parents for any of the Center’s workshops. Upon request, two or more workshops can be combined to create half- and full-day in-service opportunities. View the workshops available and submit a request here.

 


Mini-Workshop Wednesdays (Live Event):

The WNY Regional Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is presenting a series of 30-minute live mini-workshops focused on educating children with autism virtually. Each workshop will include a 15-minute presentation and a 15-minute question and answer session. These sessions are targeted to teachers, classroom aides, and related-service professionals who work with students with autism. View upcoming sessions here.

For Longer Trainings (Pre-Recorded):

Summit’s online training library features FREE pre-recorded trainings for professionals and parents. Browse currently available titles here.