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Autism Certificate

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The 21 credit hour program is designed to equip participants with the skills required to understand the theoretical conceptualizations of ASD, develop evidence-based lifespan intervention programs, collaborate successfully as a member of intervention teams, support individuals with ASD being served within general education contexts, and effectively address the needs of families.  The program is geared towards professionals in the fields of education, special education, speech-language pathology, psychology and other education, health and human services fields who are involved in the education, assessment, and/or treatment of individuals with ASD and their families.

REQUIRED COURSE SEQUENCE

SPED 6/73954 Practical Applications Five to Eight
SPED 53030 Applied Behavior Analysis I
SPED 6/73959 Medical Aspects of Life Span Disabilities
SP&A 64500 Language Science
SP&A 64309 Autism Spectrum Disorders: Theory and Diagnosis
SP&A 64310 Autism Spectrum Disorders: Life Span Interventions
Additional Capstone Experience after Coursework is Completed

Plan of Study  

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

Anyone who has earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited university with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and successfully meets application requirements. 

2014-2015 Online Autism Cohort

This Online Autism cohort is slated to begin Fall of 2014.  Generally, two courses are offered per semester, allowing the program to be completed in approximately one year.

INFORMATION SESSION

Contact Sloane Burgess for Autism Certificate information.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Academic Program Contact:    Sloane Burgess, sburges8@kent.edu, 330-672-0610
                                                       Lisa Audet, laudet@kent.edu, 330-672-0527
Graduate Admission Contact: Nancy Miller, nmiller1@kent.edu, 330-672-0557 
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