Autism Spectrum Disorders
Unique 15-credit Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders Available Now
Now available for Fall 2009?fully funded 30 credit internship in ASD Master of Arts Degree plus a stipend.
The Graduate Certificate program was created in response to the increasing number of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and is underscored by recent Connecticut legislative actions proposed on behalf of children, adults, and families.
Is this program for you?
If you want to enrich your career and gain proficiency in applied educational concepts, principles and practices and work with students with autism spectrum disorders and their families, then the ASD Graduate Certificate is for you.
The Graduate Certificate is appropriate for:
- special education teachers
- general education teachers
- school psychologists
- speech and language pathologists
- occupational therapists and physical therapists
- SPEC 560 Autism: Nature and Characteristics*
- SPEC 562 Autism: Communication and Technology
- SPEC 561 Autism: Managing Behaviors
- SPEC 563 Autism: Assessment
- SPEC 564 Autism: Application of Instructional Strategies
*Autism: Nature and Characteristics is a prerequisite
Practicum experience, field studies, observation, and student teaching from the highly qualified staff at The Gengras Center, a unique, state approved special education facility and model lab school (affiliated with the College) and area public schools are part of the curriculum.
ASD graduate credits may be applied toward earning a Master of Arts Degree in Education or Special Education upon admission to the Department of Education and 15 additional credits.
John D. Molteni, Ph.D., BCBA
Director, Autism Spectrum Initiative
Kathleen Whitbread, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education and Director of Special Education
For more information:
- e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for admission information, or;
- e-mail John D. Molteni, Ph.D., BCBA Director, Autism Spectrum Disorder Initiative: email@example.com
The ASD Certificate Program has been approved by the State of Connecticut Department of Higher Education. It was generated through the collaboration of the departments of Education, Human Development and Family Studies, Psychology, and The Gengras Center.