Autism Training

Children's Specialized Hospital
Autism Center of Excellence

Children’s Specialized Hospital’s Center of Excellence for Autism offers professional training ranging from formal fellowships through workshops and collaborations. We provide staff training and patient and family support, tools, and resources, including virtual workshops and educational services. Visit our events page to register for upcoming workshops.

Professional Training

  • Developmental Behavioral Pediatricians, Physiatry, and Child Psychiatry Fellowships
  • APN Developmental Behavioral Pediatricians and Physiatry Fellowships
  • General Pediatrics in Developmental Behavioral Pediatricians
  • Monmouth, NBI, RWJ Pediatric Residency DBP Rotations
  • Developmental Behavioral Pediatricians-Primary Care Collaboration for ASD Evaluation
  • External Primary Care Collaboration for ASD Evaluation
  • NJ-LEND (Partner)

Staff Training and Patient/Family Support For Inpatient Settings

  • Navigating the Journey: a series of virtual workshops designed for families of children recently diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
    • Visit our events page to register for upcoming workshops.
  • Educational services supports
  • ASD Friendly Medical Services training
  • De-escalation training for inpatient settings
  • Family Faculty: Parents and family members whose children have received or are still receiving services at Children's Specialized Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, or Long Term Care sites. Their own day-to-day experiences provide a unique perspective, understanding, and empathy for families going through similar situations.
  • The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities: New Jersey's University Center for Excellence in developmental disabilities education, research, and service. New Jersey's leadership education in neurodevelopmental and related disabilities program.
  • Neurodiversity Affirming Language for Healthcare Practioners

Patient Stories

  • “You can’t overlook how amazing the CSH staff is, from the doctors, to therapists, nurses, social workers, security officers, patient experience – the list goes on. They do everything to help your child succeed. It truly takes a village and I’m forever ...

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  • “Life would be complete chaos without CSH,” said Monica. “My brother has made so much progress through coming here over the years, now my sons, and even my niece is receiving services. CSH is a part of our family.”

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  • “There are so many workshops, information resources, and people you can talk to at CSH,” said Katie. “The opportunities here are so valuable. CSH has done so much for our family; I never want Gracelyn to leave.”

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