This part-time postgraduate qualification focuses on educational processes and practices in the area of autism, disability and special educational needs.
Nothing about us without us
Our course centres heavily on the lived experience of autistic people. Based on the principle 'nothing about us without us', we believe that genuine insider perspectives should inform anyone wishing to know more about autism. You'll apply theory to practice – and in so doing you'll have the opportunity to reflect on inclusive practices and their efficacy in assisting diverse learners with autism.
This course is ideal for practitioners in education, health, social care, or the voluntary sector who are interested in working with autistic learners of any age and across the spectrum (in keeping with the 0-25 framework in the Children and Families Act 2014). Autistic people are encouraged to apply and should feel confident that staff are committed to offering appropriate support as required....
The 15-hour Graduate Certificate in Sensory Impairment and Autism Spectrum Disorder provides graduate students with specialized knowledge and strategies to use with the g
Sensory Impairment and Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate
The 15-hour Graduate Certificate in Sensory Impairment and Autism Spectrum Disorder provides graduate students with specialized knowledge and strategies to use with the growing population of students with autism who also have a sensory impairment (visual impairment, hearing impairment, or deafblindness). This certificate can be undertaken during a master's or post-baccalaureate certification program or as a stand-alone certificate.
15 credit hours
Coursework is completed primarily online.
Prerequisite: bachelor's degree
Students are not required to enroll in a certain number of courses each semester, so completion time varies by individual.
Semester-based courses align with the Academic Calendar of Texas Tech University. New students may enroll at the beginning of any one of the four semesters throughout the year.
University of New Brunswick College of Extended Learning
This program is designed to provide participants with the essential skills to apply in a variety of roles and support sectors.
Current studies suggest that up to 4% of individuals in Canada have FASD. One of the most critical issues currently facing Canada’s intervention sector is a shortage of skilled labour to fill the growing demand for FAS diagnosis, intervention, and support. This program is designed to provide participants with the essential skills to apply in a variety of roles and support sectors.
Please note: Applicants must have an Early Childhood, Human Service Counsellor, or other related diploma or degree, or the equivalent combination of experience in a related field and applied training.
Work with individuals affected by FASD at all age levels
Establish and maintain effective understanding and communication with affected clients, individuals, and families
Provide advocacy and awareness of community resources
Participate in case planning, crisis intervention, reporting, and documentation
Teach and support the learning process
Development of family and participant treatment plans
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