Autism Added Authorization
There’s no better way to complete your Autism Added Authorization than online at Cal State Fullerton.
You already know that you need your Added Authorization in autism if you work with students with autism and received your Education Specialist Credential prior to fall 2010.
Now with the fully online Autism Added Authorization Program at Cal State Fullerton, you can complete your Added Authorization with just four online courses.
You Need an Added Authorization if:
Take these four fully online, three-unit courses to complete your Autism Added Authorization.
SPED 401 Introduction to Autism (prerequisite to 502)
An introduction to the field of Autism. It covers the foundations and characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders and presents up-to-date evidence-based best practices for teaching students with ASD. This course serves as a prerequisite for SPED 502.
SPED 502 Teaching Students with Autism
The course focuses on teaching, learning and behavior strategies for autism spectrum disorders and presents up-to-date evidence-based best practices for teaching students with ASD.
SPED 522 Positive Behavior Support
The course encourages the development of an educational approach to supporting positive behaviors in the classroom and community. Behavior Intervention Case Manager (BICM) certificate provided to qualified personnel.
Please note: This course is offered through Open University and requires registration through their website. One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
SPED 533 Issues and Trends in Collaborative/Consultative Services (This course must be taken in the second semester.)
This course highlights contemporary research and practices as they apply to collaborative and consultative services in school and agency settings.
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