AFA Invites Applications to​ Diploma in Ed.​ Special​ Education​ 2017-19

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Join the action at Action for Autism where success redefined and everyday is new and fun. Applications to​ Diploma in Ed.​ Special​ Education​ (Autism Spectrum Disorders), the batch of 2017-19 are now open.

Action For Autism logoAction For Autism (AFA)​,​ the pioneering education, training and advocacy organization working with people with autism and multiple disabilities is starting a new batch with ​an​intensive training programme for those interested in developing a career in special needs.

Course Overview

​Th​e Diploma in Ed.​ Special Education (Autism Spectrum Disorders) is certified by the ​Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) and leads to registration with the RCI. AFA will conduct the programme in affiliation with National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (NIEPMD), Chennai.

This is a two- year full time programme that creates a firm foot holding in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Supported by a well structured special needs education.


At least a successful completion of 10+2 or Higher Secondary Examination or equivalent with at least 50% aggregate from any recognized board/university

Preference will be given to:

  • Graduates and post-graduates particularly in education psychology or child development
  • Parents or siblings of person with autism
  • Teachers working in regular/special​ needs ​schools.
  • Professionals working in hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation center or other clinical or research settings​

Contact Details

Aditi Muranjan
Coordinator Trainings
Action For Autism
The National Centre for Autism, Pocket 7 & 8, Jasola Vihar, New Delhi 110 025
Tel: +91 11 4054 0991-92, +91 11 6534 7422