TEACCH Advanced Consultant Certification Renewal - Watson Group


Thank you for taking steps to finalize payment for your TEACCH Advanced Consultant Certification renewal. Please read below for a simple reminder of the Advanced Consultant benefits, restrictions, and re-certification requirements.


  • The certification is valid for 3 years, with a three-year re-certification
  • Use the title of TEACCH® Certified Advanced Consultant
  • Qualify for the benefits of the Practitioner Level (visit the website for details)
  • Consult on TEACCH principles and practices across work and other related settings (outside of work setting)
  • Conduct lectures or presentations on TEACCH-related content
  • Conduct 1-2 Day Training Workshops
  • Have your name listed on TEACCH website as TEACCH Certified Advanced Consultant
  • Receive Consultative Support (up to 2 hours per certification period—no charge)
  • Utilize discounts (10%) to TEACCH-sponsored conferences, and workshops in North Carolina (to access this benefit, please contact the TEACCH Training Office for instructions) 


  • Cannot lead or direct a TEACCH 5-day Training
  • Cannot train professionals to be TEACCH Certified Practitioner or Advanced Consultant (e.g., Can provide workshops based on TEACCH principle and practices. Cannot provide workshops for the purpose of TEACCH certification).


  • Within the three-year period of certification, attend 16 contact hours of continuing education activities in ASD, including:
    • A minimum of 8 hours in TEACCH sponsored workshops, such as the TEACCH Annual Conference and TEACCH Topics: Trainings and seminars that are advanced beyond Structured TEACCHing
    • An additional 8 hours can be from any other ASD workshops or conferences, being part of a TEACCH training team, attending TEACCH-sponsored webinars and/or reading TEACCH publications within the past three years. 
  • A new, three-year certificate will be emailed upon payment of the re-certification fee
  • Submission of a portfolio of TEACCH-related consultations, lectures and workshops given, and summaries of
  • evaluations of work performed between years 4-6. A new certificate will be mailed upon review of the portfolio, and payment of the re-certification fee
  • $525 Re-certification fee plus cost of attendance at continuing education programs every three years

AC Re-certification for:
Larcia Laus
Claudia Lep Presser
List Plastino
Katie Patterson

Contact Information

If you have questions regarding re-certification or payment, contact the TEACCH Training Office via email at TEACCHtraining@med.unc.edu.

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