Autism Spectrum Disorders is a neurobiological disorder that shares common features. A triad of symptoms, social differences, communication differences and repetitive behaviors or obsessive interests. The name is also well known by providers, clients, and public.
The program is part of the BGSU School of Intervention Services, in the College of Education and Human Development. This certificate is interdisciplinary and will provide skills and understanding identifying and programming for individuals with ASD. The purpose of the certificate program is to offer professional development opportunities for special educators, general educators, school psychologists, speech and language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, rehabilitation counselors, medical personnel, and educational consultants, who want to support the growth, development, and learning of individuals with ASD.
Who should consider this certificate ?
This certificate program in autism is open for all educators, speech/language pathologists, medical personnel, occupational therapists, physical therapists, school psychologists, school administrators, school counselors, etc. Since the courses are at the graduate level, participants must possess an undergraduate college degree.