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Autism Graduate Program 
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Children born today will have an Autism Spectrum Disorder.  The “Autism Epidemic” as it has been characterized by many leading researchers and scientific organizations has led to a significant demand for working professionals that understand Autism.  Here at Slippery Rock University, we have developed a graduate program in Special Education with an Autism emphasis to meet the demands of schools and community agencies that service children and adults with ASD. SRU’s Autism Program offers:

  • A highly specialized graduate degree
  • An exclusively online program convenient for the working professional
  • A flexible curriculum that meets the demands of classroom teachers or human service agency professionals
  • Program approval by the PA Dept of Education leading to an endorsement on a teaching certificate
  • Classes taught by professors with an expertise in ABA and Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • A curriculum aligned with CEC standards and PA Department of Education competencies

For more information about the Special Education Autism Program contact Dr. Robert Isherwood at 724-290-6057 or email to Robert.isherwood@sru.edu

 

Autism Endorsement Program
Fact Sheet

Are you a classroom teacher interested in improving your knowledge in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders? If so, read on! According to the Center for Disease Control, one out of every 88 children born today will be diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Many of these children are capable of being included in a typical classroom setting with some assistance from a knowledgeable professional.Do you want to be that professional? SRU’s Autism Endorsement Program offers:

  • An exclusively online 12 credit program convenient for the working professional educator
  • Program approval by the PA Dept of Education leading to an endorsement on a teaching certificate
  • Classes taught by professors with an expertise in ABA and Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • A curriculum aligned with CEC standards and PA Department of Education competencies

For more information about the Special Education Autism Program contact Dr. Robert Isherwood at 724-290-6057 or email to Robert.isherwood@sru.edu

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Alyssa Williams
Alyssa Williams - Featured Alumna
BSEd: Elementary and Special Education (2011)
MEd: Special Education – Autism Emphasis (2012)

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