This certificate program ASD SPED 580 Process and Application (pdf) is in response to the growing concern about services for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. It is designed to deepen the expertise in the field of ASD to acquire the specialized skills to work as instructors. Students must have a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA from a regionally accredited institution. It is open to all with a first degree in teacher education, special education, speech/language pathology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology, and social work. Students will learn about theory, a variety of evidence based intervention methods, and working with families. The three-credit internship will accommodate an individual's work schedule.