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Not accepting applications for 2021-22 academic year.

This program provides excellent preparation for teachers, counselors, social workers, speech pathologists and program managers who work with individuals with individuals on the Autism spectrum.  Prepare to serve and support children and adults with autism with this brief program, that is recognized by the Virginia Autism Council (VAC). 


100 online
less than a year

Description of Program

This certificate is designed to enable those in the field to increase their knowledge and understanding of students with a disability on the autism spectrum. The courses will engage participants in the practice of assessing, planning and implementing programming for this population. A course sequence has been developed to provide solid practice recommendations for this quickly growing need in the area of special education. Planning for the certificate programs has been based on competencies compiled by a committee of Virginia statewide stakeholders with a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. This is not an endorsement in Virginia.


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