The Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Classroom Post-Baccalaureate Certificate provides
a comprehensive understanding of the unique challenges of students with ASD and their
families and the most effective, evidence-based practices and strategies to support
the learning and social success of these students in school and the community.
This certificate program is designed for professionals who are currently teaching
with a certificate in education (or a related field, e.g., psychology, speech-language
pathology, behavior, etc.) who want to develop their ability to work effectively with
students with ASD and their families.
Some key features and benefits of the program include:
- acquisition of specialized knowledge, skills and dispositions to be leaders in your
schools and communities in serving students with ASD and their families
- completion of application assignments, or APPS, which are designed to allow for the
implementation of learned skills in your classroom followed by guided reflection and
revision from faculty and colleagues
- access to faculty and national leaders in the area of autism spectrum disorders
- opportunities to engage with local community partners who specialize in supporting
individuals on the spectrum and their families
View certificate requirements in the Graduate Catalog.