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Autism Focused Intervention Resources & Modules (AFIRM) National Professional Development Center (NPDC) on ASD


AFIRM Modules are designed to help you learn the step-by-step process of planning for, using, and monitoring an EBP with learners with ASD from birth to 22 years of age. Supplemental materials and handouts are available for download.

Each AFIRM module provides:

  • Key components of an EBP including the various approaches that can be used with learners
    with ASD
  • Behaviors and skills that can be addressed using the practice
  • A step-by-step process for applying the practice
  • Specific resources that you can download and customize for your own use
  • An option to earn a free certificate for professional development


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