AsperCoach Intensive Training

LifeMAP AsperCoach Intensive Training is a certificate program, followed by 2 years of clinical support, for human service professionals and/or life coaches interested in gaining expertise in working with adults with Asperger/autism or similar profiles.  Participants learn and practice the coaching approaches developed over the LifeMAP program’s 10-plus years of experience and more than 2600 clients.

AsperCoach Training is a unique opportunity for business and professional growth.  Participants learn the most effective approaches for coaching adults on the spectrum from professionals who are the experts in helping adults with Asperger/autism profiles build skills and progress toward reaching their life goals.

AsperCoach consists of 4-days of intensive, in-person instruction, followed by two years of professional consultation and collaboration.  This consultation program includes:

  • 24 sessions, offered monthly, of online group peer support
  • Individual phone consultations -- up to 6 hours over the 2 years
  • AANE membership -- connecting you with extensive resources and this mutually supportive community

AsperCoach is available to human service professionals and/or life coaches living outside Massachusetts, New Hampshire or New York City, and Long Island.  The 4-day in-person training is offered once a year, on-site, at AANE’s office in Watertown, MA. See below training dates and for information on how to register.

The demand for personalized coaching is growing, but qualified coaches are in short supply.

AsperCoach 4-day In-Person Training

When: June 20 - 22, 2022
Where: AANE, 51 Water Street, Watertown, MA 02472

Cost: $2,750 (includes a nonrefundable $50 application fee) covers instruction materials along with breakfast and lunch daily. Travel, and accommodation are not included.

Focusing on adults with Asperger/autism profiles, your will learn:

  • To evaluate an individual's unique strengths and challenges within their environment
  • To develop appropriate coaching goals
  • To employ innovative coaching techniques that are responsive to each individual's needs
  • The latest knowledge about Asperger/autism or similar profiles
  • New skills in the area of coaching adults on the spectrum

Program Structure

This in-person, training will be delivered in modules composed of lectures, workshops, case studies, and hands-on activities. Instructors are experienced AANE LifeMAP staff. Adults with Asperger profiles will also share their first-person accounts with participants.

Due to the individualized nature of this training model, a maximum of fifteen participants will be enrolled per session.  The application and enrollment process is competitive. The training will last four days.

Certification: Certificates of completion will be granted upon successful completion of all training modules.

How to Apply: Submit your application and fee by clicking on the links below. You must submit your resume (send to and fee as part of the application process. Applications will not be considered complete until your resume and fee are received.