Professional Development Membership

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The Membership provides ongoing training, resources, and support to help create the best educational outcomes for learners with autism.

WHO IS THE MEMBERSHIP FOR?

This membership is for you if you are in it for the kids. You may be a first-year teacher, a parent to an autistic child, a paraprofessional, clinician, an administrator, or a veteran BCBA looking to level up your methods. You love coming up with new ways to help your students learn. The Professional Development Membership is for people who are looking for online continuing education opportunities, who want access to resources that address a wide variety of topics and skill levels, as well as a collaborative and exclusive online community.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED?

Members receive the support that they need alongside training that is actually relevant for their unique learners.

  • Training Videos
    • Short & actionable
    • Aligned to special educators’ needs
    • Accessible in a variety of formats
  • Digital Resources
    • Hands-on & engaging
    • Simple to explain
    • Easily differentiated
  • Community
    • Inclusive for all educators
    • A place to share in your trials & successes
    • There to collaborate & help troubleshoot

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

Each month get new, bite-sized training videos on each of the following topics:

  • Classroom Structure
  • Behavior and Communication
  • Academics
  • Staff Training
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HOW CAN I JOIN?

The Professional Development Membership is open for enrollment one time per year. Join the waitlist to learn more about when you can join!

There are three ways to join:

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Monthly Membership

Join as a Monthly Member! Receive everything mentioned above for the low price of $30/month.

Enrollment is currently closed.

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Annual Membership

Subscribe as an Annual Member! Pay upfront for the entire year at a yearly rate of $330. Save on the price of one month!

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School License

Ask your administration to cover the cost of the membership! We provide the option to teams to join the Professional Development Membership with a School License. Complete the form below to request more information.

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EXCLUSIVE RESOURCES

Gain access to a growing library of exclusive resources that are only available to members!

When you join the membership, each year you'll receive hundreds of downloads, tasks, handouts, templates, and more.

TESTIMONIALS FROM CURRENT MEMBERS

ACCESSIBILITY

The Professional Development Membership can be accessed on a computer, phone, or tablet through The Autism Helper App & Network! This allows you to watch training videos or download resources from wherever you are.

Every aspect of the membership is self-paced, allowing you to learn on your schedule. You can listen podcast- style while talking a walk outside, read the training transcript while waiting for your next appointment, or watch the training videos with closed captions from anywhere.

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SCHOOL LICENSES

Don't know where to start? We recommend asking your administration to cover the cost of your membership on your behalf through a school license.

Need help asking your administration to invest in this platform for your classroom? No worries! You can use our easily customizable “Ask Your Admin” email template to get the conversation about The Autism Helper's Professional Development Membership with your administration rolling!

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ABOUT THE AUTISM HELPER FOUNDER, SASHA LONG, MA, BCBA

I'm Sasha Long, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and former special education teacher. | started The Autism Helper as a way to share ideas and strategies with teachers, parents, and clinicians. | am passionate about creating behavior plans that work, maintaining high educational expectations for all students, and developing easy-to-use systems that make it all possible. | know firsthand how difficult the job of a special education teacher can be and | am here to help you make it easier!

OUR GUARANTEE

Let's make sure this is a great fit. With everything we do, our goal is to bring value. We are confident that this membership will bring a huge amount of value to your life. If, for some reason, this membership isn’t a good fit, you can cancel at anytime!

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MEMBERSHIP FAQS

You have questions, we have answers.

Who is the Membership for?

The Autism Helper Membership is for educators, parents of children with special needs, families who homeschool, clinicians, paraprofessionals, and administrators. This Membership is for people who want access to training videos and resources that address a wide variety of topics as well as a collaborative and exclusive online community.

You will receive an invite to join The Autism Helper Network within 15 minutes of signing up. Once you’ve set up your account, you will be able to access the Membership content.

As long as you remain an active member of The Autism Helper Membership, new resources will be accessible via your Member Dashboard.

On the first of each month, the resources will be replaced with the new month’s resources and you will retain access to the previous months’ resources.  You will also be able to view the training videos over and over again.

Year 1 Members can earn 9.5 continuing education credits/hours in addition to the course credits.  Year 2 Members can earn 11.5 continuing education credits/hours in addition to the course credits. Anyone that has been a Member for more than 2 years can earn CEUs for all new content (including the new course). Continuing education credits cannot be issued for content that is watched if credit was previously issued. Continuing education credits can be earned on an annual basis in May. All Membership content must be watched/completed in its entirety including the Membership feedback form to receive any continuing education credits. The date on the certificate will match the date you complete all Membership components. No partial credit will be given.

Teachers

School districts differ in what they will accept as a continuing education credit. It is up to each course participant to confirm that continuing education credits from The Autism Helper, Inc. will be approved by your school district.

BCBAs

Sasha Long, BCBA is an Authorized Continuing Education (ACE) provider from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. This course provides Type 2 continuing education credits.

If you’re experiencing technical issues, please contact us at customerservice@theautismhelper.com.

The Autism Helper, Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunities in accordance with all applicable laws. If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation, please contact customerservice@theautismhelper.com. We will review your request and respond in a timely manner. Please note that we will require a minimum of 4 weeks to provide a reasonable accommodation for your request.

In the event a purchaser is not satisfied with the Membership, he or she can request a full refund via email to customerservice@theautismhelper.com. The Autism Helper strives to respond to all refund emails within 24 business hours. The Autism Helper will issue a full refund within 7-14 days from the date of purchase, dependent upon the amount of content consumed by the purchaser. If more than 25% of the course content was consumed, no refund will be issued.

Please note, that any course on a subscription model rather than a one time purchase, can be canceled at any time. All Memberships will renew automatically based on your subscription plan. For monthly subscriptions, a refund will be issued for the current month only, and only if the cancelation request is received within 5 days of the monthly payment. If the cancelation request is received more than 5 days after the monthly payment is processed, the purchaser will retain access for the remainder of that monthly period and the cancelation will be scheduled to process the day before the next scheduled payment. For annual subscriptions, a full refund will be issued if the cancelation request is received within 30 days of the annual payment. Any requests received after 30 days, will receive a prorated refund based on the number of months left in their annual subscription. For each month remaining, the member will be refunded $27.50.

Once you have canceled you will no longer have access to the Membership Dashboard nor any content on The Autism Helper Membership or course.

In the event The Autism Helper is unable to host the Membership for any reason, all associated costs and fees will be refunded to the purchasers. In the event that The Autism Helper must reschedule the start of the Membership and the new date is unsatisfactory to the purchaser, a full refund of costs and fees will be issued upon the purchaser’s request to customerservice@theautismhelper.com

We’d love to hear your feedback and answer your questions! You can send them to customerservice@theautismhelper.com. We strive to respond to all feedback and question emails within 48 business hours. There is also a mandatory feedback form related to the Membership at the end of the May content.

Financial Disclosures: Sasha Long is the founder and owner of The Autism Helper, Inc. She receives payment from the sales of all products, Memberships, and courses on this site.

Non-Financial Disclosures: There are no relevant non-financial disclosures.