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All providers that have direct contact with participants are required to complete SPeCTRUM, the nine-module adult autism course developed specifically by the Bureau of Autism Services for Direct Service Providers. Other training requirements are specific to the service that is provided.
The Adult Autism Waiver Services and Supports Directory is now available. It is searchable by provider or service. A complete directory is also available for download with all service providers listed either by county or by service category. To access this directory, please visit the Services and Supports Directory.
Yes. In addition, the Bureau of Autism Services is continually working to expand the group of enrolled providers in order to give participants increased choice.
Monitoring of the program is an ongoing process throughout the year and includes the following: reports, on-site reviews, interviews with participants, quarterly quality reviews, and oversight of provider qualifications (including training). Participants are interviewed to find out if they are getting the services in their plan, if they are happy with their services, and if they are treated well by their providers. The Bureau of Autism Services also checks to make sure participants are healthy and safe. Families can also help with monitoring quality.