Introduction to Autism On Call, LLC
Experience Matters! Dr. Rydell has designed Autism On Call, LLC as an invaluable training and consulting tool for parents and professionals that meets a growing demand for a simple, efficient and cost-efficient way to connect face-to-face with a highly experienced autism mentor. Individualized and personalized training, questions and answers to tough ASD questions and day-to-day challenges can be delivered with little wait-time using AOC’s videoconference format.
Through videoconferencing, Autism On Call, LLC. facilitates the training component of Rocky Mountain Autism Center, Inc., in Lone Tree, Colorado. RMAC is a nationally recognized, state-of-the-art assessment and intervention center for children, adults and their families affected by the complex issues surrounding autism spectrum disorder. RMAC provides a unique approach to ASD intervention that differs from any other program, center or clinic. Dr. Patrick J. Rydell, founder of RMAC, is the author and developer of the Learning Style Profile for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and co-author of the SCERTS® Model. An innovative combination of these two approaches, along with influences from other evidence-based practices, are used to develop and implement all of RMAC’s on-site and online services.
Autism On Call, LLC provides a wealth of ASD knowledge, resources and experience. Through the LSP© Training Options, parents and professionals are able to tap into a trusted source for thoughtful and balanced consultation, coaching, advice and educational support. Dr. Rydell also uses his extensive ASD experience for those who wish to establish an ongoing mentorship and collaboration at home, school, center or private practice settings. AOC is an invaluable and comprehensive ASD resource for information exchange, sharing creative ideas and strategies, advice and thoughtful discussion, collaboration and mentoring with existing teams, service providers, and family members to enhance ASD programs, intervention and therapy.
Autism On Call, LLC supports university curriculum and training through distance learning. University professors and clinical supervisors may incorporate the Learning Style Profile for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Rydell, 2012) into their undergraduate and graduate level coursework and clinical preparation for their students. Dr. Rydell may assist with how to incorporate ASD learning styles into speech pathology, occupational therapy, psychology, social work ABA, and education training programs.
Autism On Call, LLC provides continuing education hours and support for professionals. The Learning Style Profile for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Rydell, 2012), accompanying podcasts and face-to-face training provides professionals and university students the opportunity to earn professional development hours through self-study as well as individual and small-group face-to-face mentoring sessions with Dr. Rydell.