The Autism Endorsement program helps teachers meet the unique and complex educational needs of students on the autism spectrum. The endorsement consists of three classes focused on the characteristics and instructional methods of working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The Autism Endorsement program would be beneficial to special education teachers, general education teachers, speech language pathologists, school counselors, education psychologists, and administrators. This endorsement will allow individuals in all of these school based fields to gain additional knowledge and skills essential to helping students with ASD meet their full potential. Individuals with a professional teaching or service certificate could add this endorsement to that certificate.
Autism Endorsement - 9 semester hours of graduate credit as follows: