Consulting & Training Services


Building a culture of inclusivity, accessibility, diversity, and opportunity begins with proper education. Anderson Center Consulting & Training (ACCT) is deeply committed to empowering all service and training recipients with tools and strategies that can help carry out Anderson Center for Autism’s mission of optimizing the quality of life for people with autism.

Within an Applied Behavior Analytic framework, evidence-based practice guides our assessment, treatment, and training processes. Our team includes Licensed/Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Behavior Specialists, Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Masters Level Special Educators, and Certified School Psychologists.

We offer you the support you need, when you need it!

Position Statement on Applied Behavior Analysis

Educational Consultation Services
Given the increasing number of people diagnosed with ASD, ACCT provides school districts, preschools, service providers, agencies, and private schools, a range of consultation services that include individual consultation, program design, and professional development and training.

Student Specific Services 

  • Initial Assessment for Universal Supports
  • Meeting student’s IEP recommendations
  • Observations of student with feedback/recommendations to staff (classroom, related services, etc.)
  • Completion of FBA
  • Support in the completion of FBA and development of BIP with training
  • Parent Counseling & Training to enable parents to better understand their child’s diagnoses and actively participate with their child’s CSE Team

Program-Based Services

  • Assisting administrators, faculty and staff in supporting the emotional and social well-being of students
  • Coaching and Mentoring
    • Baseline and progress monitoring data
    • In-classroom modeling, coaching and feedback with a goal of increasing staff skill capacity and overall integrity in sustaining classroom components
  • Administrative Support Services
    • Supporting districts and agencies in building internal capacity
    • Professional development training designed for administrators
    • Support in developing practices and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance

Professional Development & Training
Trainings are available in live virtual, pre-recorded webinar, and in-person formats. Select trainings are also available in asynchronous online format. Topics include:  supporting autistic and neurodivergent students, creating and implementing FBAs and BIPs in alignment with NYS standards, essential classroom components, executive functioning skills, and transporting students with special needs.  Trainings are designed for administrators, teachers, teaching assistants, paraprofessionals, and staff members.  Workshops and trainings can be designed to meet each district’s specific needs.  CTLE CEs are available

Professional Development & Training Portal
Click here to view all available online education trainings
*Please note you will have to create an account on the next page to view available trainings

Family Services
Parent/Caregiver Training 
We offer trainings designed specifically to provide parents and caregivers the skills and strategies they require to best support their child’s and family’s needs.  Trainings were designed in response to topics requested by parents/caregivers.  All trainings include strategies and tips as well as tools and free resources.

Training topics include:

  • Understanding the functions of behavior and strategies for addressing challenging behavior
  • Toileting skills
  • Developing and utilizing visual supports
  • Learning through play
  • Homework strategies
  • Executive function skills

Parent Training Portal
Click here to view all available online parent trainings
*Please note you will have to create an account on the next page to view available trainings

Coaching and Mentoring 
Anderson Center Consulting offers coaching and mentoring programs designed to meet each individual’s specific needs in building skills.

Coaching programs include:

  • Executive Function Coaching
  • Social Skills Coaching and Mentoring

Social Skills Program
Anderson Center Consulting offers a 6-week social skills program. The small group setting is designed to teach young autistic and neurodivergent adults skills that can be applied in school, community, and work settings.
Click here for additional information about the Social Skills Program
Family Support Services 
Family Support Services offers behavioral support and training funded by NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). The program provides in-home behavioral support to parents and caregivers of individuals experiencing behavioral challenges in the home and community settings. Services focus on supporting each family’s specific needs.
Counties served: Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Putnam, and Ulster.

For more information on these programs and services, please contact our Consulting & Training Team:
Phone:  (845) 889-9616

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