Autism Endorsement

Individuals who successfully complete the Autism endorsement demonstrate foundational knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), behavioral concepts, social skills strategies and best practices for working with individuals with Autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

An Autism Specialization endorsement is required to conduct the Environmental Work Assessment (EWA). Provider staff with an Autism Endorsement may be eligible for the Autism Premium when the criteria under TX-VR Standards for Providers Chapter 20, section 20.3.1 Autism Premium Service Description is met.  ASD Supports may also be provided by Autism Endorsement holders when an appropriate referral is received.

This course is self-paced and hosted completely online in the Canvas learning system. Pre-requisites must be met and a score of 75% or higher must be achieved to receive the endorsement.

Please click here for the technology requirements for this course.


To maintain the Autism Endorsement, a renewal course must be completed prior to expiration of the Endorsement, however you do not need to retake the Relias courses. 

Pre-Requisite: Hold a current Job Placement credential; and

  1. Proof of successful completion of the Relias Academy Autism specialization courses ($299) found at; OR
  2. Proof that participant holds one of the following:​
    • Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA)
    • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
    • Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Doctorate (BCBA-D)

When then the above pre-requisites have been confirmed, the Autism Endorsement Course may be taken and if passed, the Autism Endorsement earned.

Contact Hours: 3 contact hours available for completing the course requirements.

If you require accommodation, please email your request to Please include your name and registration date in the email.

Employment service credential courses are eligible for the expedited verification process. For more information, click here: Expedited Verification Process.

Please contact UNTWISE at (940) 565-4000 or for further assistance.