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Understand and meet the needs of individuals with autism

CERTIFICATE IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Educators specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorders work toward discovering the ways that autism challenges communication, socialization and behaviors.

Explore the following:

  • The history and current thinking about autism, and its impact on socialization, communication, and behaviors.
  • Identification and evaluation methods for autism.
  • Processes for establishing priorities for educational needs and individual educational program plans with goals and objectives.
  • Research, resources, and ongoing access to autism information.
Where you'll learn:

Online, in person, hybrid or hyflex

When to start:

Year round

Special Ed. student teachers experience the joys of work with students with autism.

Moving Beyond Autism Awareness to Autism Understanding & Acceptance

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01 Coursework

Curriculum Requirements (12-15 credits)

SPED 750 Fundamentals of Special Education: Exceptionality, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

SPED 785 Applied Behavior Analysis: Behavioral Interventions and Learning Environments

SPED 716 Fundamentals: Students with Mild to Moderate Needs

SPED 702 Social and Communication Interventions

SPED 703 Methods: Autism Spectrum Disorder

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02 Don’t take the summer off from learning

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS (ASD) SUMMER INSTITUTE

Take courses toward an ASD Special Education License or ASD Certificate.