Autism Spectrum Disorder

Program Description

This fully online endorsement is specifically designed to meet the ever-increasing need for specialized preparation to meet the needs of students on the autism spectrum. This is a valid endorsement through the GaPSC. In addition, candidates who complete the certificate program may transfer up to 9 credit hours as part of the electives for the M.Ed. in Special Education or Ed.D. in Special Education.


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Program of Study Summer

INED 7775 Nature of Autism: Theory & Educational Practices 
INED 7776 Assessment & Diagnosis of Individuals with Autism (field component) 
INED 7720 Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies (field component)>

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The purpose of the Autism Spectrum Disorders Endorsement is to prepare teachers to meet the needs of students with autism. According to the National Center for Disease Control (2013) an average of 1 in 68 children has an autism spectrum disorder, a number that has increased tremendously in the last decade.

This fully online certificate is specifically designed to meet the ever-increasing need for specialized preparation to meet the needs of students on the autism spectrum. This stand-alone certificate does not lead to certification; however, candidates who complete the certificate program may transfer up to 9 credit hours as part of the electives for the M.Ed. in Special Education.

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For more information please call (470) 578-6043 or Email us at GradEd@kennesaw.edu.

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