About Our Center

IRCA staff respond with accurate, evidence-based, and timely information to meet the needs of individuals across the autism spectrum and across the lifespan, their families, and the professionals who support them. We have a multidisciplinary staff who come from a variety of backgrounds including education, speech-language pathology, social work, psychology, special education administration, applied behavior analysis, early childhood education, and family members of those on the spectrum.


Learn About Autism

No matter where you are in your journey from diagnosis through adulthood, our resources are here to help you navigate options related to an autism spectrum disorder.

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Our website has useful information and resources including visual supports, diagnosis guides, roadmaps to state services, summer camps, recorded family support webinars and more. 

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Featured Workshop

Indiana Resource Center for Autism's 2nd Annual Virtual Autism Conference: Learning Together - September 22, 2022

Join us for an exciting day of learning! There will be a variety of presentations addressing a range of topics relevant for those across the autism spectrum and across the age span.

Information and Registration Details

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I feel much more prepared to work with students with autism since completing the training with IRCA. I learned practical and effective techniques that are easy to implement. I no longer feel apprehensive about working with students who have been identified with autism.

Second Grade General Education Teacher

Trainings and Workshops

Due to our desire to keep our staff and those we train safe, and to expand access to our trainings and workshops to even more people, all of our offerings are now available online.  Certificates of Attendance are available for Professional Growth Points upon course completion.  Type II BCBA credits available for some courses. 

Family Support Webinars

Drawing on expertise from across the state, Indiana Resource Center for Autism is hosting free family webinars throughout the school year. Our presenters will cover topics that families have brought to us as the areas they need the most help in.

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Comprehensive Programming for Students Across the Autism Spectrum Training Series

Evidence based and learning strategies for students with ASD is the focus of this training series. This training offers a series of 7 courses with topics related to developing comprehensive programming for students across the autism spectrum and across grade levels. The training series can be purchased as a package of 7 courses or courses can be purchased individually.

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Workshops by Nationally Recognized Professionals

  • Dr. Brenda Smith Myles
    Topics: Executive Functioning and Self-Regulation
  • Dr. Kathleen Quill, BCBA-D, LABA
    Topics: Developing Functional Communication in Students with Moderate and Severe Autism Spectrum Disorders and Repetitive and Restrictive Behaviors in Autism

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IRCA Issue Briefs

Employment of Individuals with ASD in Indiana.

This brief from the IRCA contains needs assessment results and recommendations for improving the employment of individuals with ASD in Indiana.

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Mental Health Needs of Individuals with ASD in Indiana.

This brief from the IRCA contains needs assessment results and recommendations for supporting the mental health needs of individuals with ASD in Indiana.

COVID-19 Resources

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Support Our Work

By donating to the Indiana Resource Center for Autism, you will directly support our efforts in training teachers and school administrators, supporting families of children with autism, supporting students with autism in school groups, and more!

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