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Online Certificate in Disability Studies in USA

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UMaineOnline (University of Maine)

The primary purpose of this 3-course certificate sequence is to prepare experienced educators, administrators and related service providers to assume a leadership role in ... [+]

General Overview Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders

In 2000, the Center for Disease Control estimated that 1 in 1000 children was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). By 2014, those estimates had increased to 1 in 68. All PreK-12 schools in Maine are required to provide educational services to students with an ASD in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE). The primary purpose of this 3-course certificate sequence is to prepare experienced educators, administrators and related service providers to assume a leadership role in the development and implementation of educational programs for students with autism in school settings. Educational objectives:

Candidates will develop theoretical knowledge and applied skills for understanding the needs of students with ASD and providing evidence-based practices according to individual needs. Candidates will have the necessary theoretical and applied a background to provide leadership to their schools and districts in developing a sound model of educational and social/behavioral support and intervention. Candidates will be familiar with and able to access available resources to support their districts’ efforts in providing services for their students with ASD. Candidates will have the knowledge and skills to serve as team leaders and coaches in supporting program implementation in their schools and districts. Program Requirements (9 credits) ... [-]
USA Orono
September 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
Online
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edX

Understand the barriers and enablers. ... [+]

Understand the barriers and enablers.

This XSeries Program has been designed to influence, empower and educate a wider population to improve the health and healthcare of people with intellectual disability.

Worldwide, 60+ million people with intellectual disability experience poor health, die prematurely and receive inadequate healthcare. You will gain an understanding of the barriers and enablers for people with intellectual disability, their families, and their healthcare providers.

In our courses, you will learn about best practice in the field of intellectual disability healthcare and gain knowledge to improve health outcomes for this disadvantaged group.

What You'll Learn: What is the experience of people with intellectual disability around the world, what barriers do they face, and how do they overcome these? What are their healthcare needs and how can good health be promoted? What health conditions do they commonly experience and how can these be assessed and managed? What influence do other factors such as ageing and epilepsy have on their health? What mental health issues do they have and how can these be recognised and managed? What are some of the ethical and legal issues that are of particular relevance to them? XSeries ... [-]
USA Cambridge
September 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 15 weeks
Online
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George Mason University Online

The online graduate certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder is offered by George Mason University, providing advanced study for teachers, school leaders and others lookin ... [+]

A standalone Autism Spectrum Disorder certificate is offered from George Mason University. This part-time online program prepares professionals and family members to work with children and adults with autism spectrum disorders in school, home, and community settings. The emphasis on working with individuals with autism across their lifespans makes this program unique.

Most programs have an emphasis on school-age children with autism – but this program has a broader range of application with a focus that expands to adolescence, transition to adulthood, adulthood, and aging.

Ideal For:

School Administrators Behavior Analysts Family Members Affected by Autism Interventi... [-]
USA Fairfax
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
12 months
Online
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Saint Joseph's University Online

The post-baccalaureate Autism Studies Certificate provides specialized training in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals with ASD. Courses introduce au ... [+]

Autism is a growing concern for families and educators as rates of diagnosis rise: According to the Centers and Disease Control, 1 in 68 children have been identified with the disorder, which occurs across all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic lines.

To meet this expanding need, Saint Joseph’s University offers certificates for educators at different educational backgrounds and professional outcomes. The abilities and challenges of each individual with autism spectrum disorder are unique, so these certificates provide a comprehensive education in topics such as behavior analysis and social skills development to prepare you to assist and empower members of this population.

The post-baccalaureate Autism Studies Certificate curriculum consists of ten courses divided between courses that provide an introduction to autism theories, techniques, treatment, and therapies and courses that incorporate field experience. The program thus provides specialized training in areas related to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals with ASD. The Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) has approved this ten-course sequence as meeting the coursework and the concentrated field experience requirements for taking the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) Examination. Students who wish to work with autistic individuals through schools, behavioral health organizations, social services agencies, and community programs as counselors, educators, and interventionists should consider this option.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2020
English
Part-time
Online
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