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Gain in-depth knowledge of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with this valuable online certificate from Miami University's Department of Educational Psychology, available at undergraduate and graduate levels.
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Gain a broad, up-to-date knowledge of current research and trends related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with this four-course certificate. You'll learn new approaches to social-emotional and communicative skills, as well as methods for behavior support and intervention. Make the most of your professional development with practical classroom applications and instruction strategies.
To apply for the online Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Graduate Certificate, you'll need:
Current and newly admitted Miami graduate students (including combined degree students) can apply using the Graduate Student Association Canvas link. Students must be admitted to the certificate program before taking courses for certification.
Courses may be taken in any order and are offered in all academic terms (fall, winter, spring, and summer).
|EDP 479/579||Autism: Introduction and Current Research||3|
|EDP 482/582||Autism Spectrum Disorder: Best Practice in Teaching Strategies||3|
|EDP 484/584||Autism Spectrum Disorder: Social and Communication Development||3|
|EDP 485/585||Autism Spectrum Disorder: Positive Behavior Supports and Interventions||3|
|Total credit hours||12|
This course provides an overview of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The course content examines the psychological, social, and educational characteristics of individuals who have been identified as having ASD. Prevalence rates, recent changes in definition/diagnostic criteria (e.g., DSM-5), and controversial issues will be reviewed.
This course will focus on evidence-based teaching strategies for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the inclusive classroom. Students will learn best practices in classroom instruction, including integrating technology and visual supports into the classroom for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
This course provides an overview of the unique communication and social characteristics of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and teaches an array of strategies and methods for developing social and communication skills. Appropriate supportive frameworks to enhance social and communication development will be explored.
This course will focus on evidence-based behavioral supports & interventions for the inclusive classroom for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Students will learn best practices in behavior management, including components of Applied Behavior Analysis, positive reinforcement, contingency plans, and token economy systems.
Students will be able to:
The online Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) graduate certificate offers educators and other related service personnel a valuable professional development certificate that can directly impact lives. Apply today to better support students on the spectrum with evidence-based practices.