Added Authorization in Autism Spectrum Disorders
An authorization in Autism Spectrum Disorders is added to Level I and Level II Education Specialist credential-holders with Mild/Moderate or Deaf and Hard of Hearing specialties to be authorized to teach students diagnosed with autism. The Moderate to Severe specialty already includes this authorization.
CLU offers a course which provides eligibility for the added authorization in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Candidates currently enrolled in the Mild/Moderate or Deaf and Hard of Hearing Level I or Level II program may complete the course and be recommended for the authorization in conjunction with an internship or Level I credential recommendation. Teachers who currently hold a Mild/Moderate Level I or Level II credential may apply to CLU, complete the course and be recommended by the university for the added authorization.
NOTE: Moderate/Severe Level I and Level II Education Specialist Credential candidates/credential-holders, and Preliminary Education Specialist candidates do not need this additional credential authorization.
- EDSP 515 Educating Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Theoretical Foundations, Interventions and Supports (3)
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EDSP 515 Educating Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Theoretical Foundations, Interventions and Supports (3 units)
This course examines: contemporary assessment strategies and tools; service delivery models and programs; best educational practices in teaching strategies and interventions; social/communicative development; accommodations and modifications to support students in least restrictive environments and to access core curriculum; and communication models and strategies for effective partnerships with families, related service professionals, public and non-public agencies and other service providers. Fieldwork is required. Completion of this course provides eligibility for added (credential) authorization in Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Not Currently Accepting Applications
NOTE: The following requirements are for application as a Special Status Student (taking 12 units or less) only.
Interested individuals are encouraged to make an appointment to meet with a graduate admission counselor to review specific program information, admission requirements, start terms, deadline dates, and review financial aid options.
Please call (805) 493–3335 to schedule an appointment to meet with a graduate admission counselor or to request information.