Special Education: Autism/Severe Intellectual Disabilities Certificate Student
College of Education & Liberal Arts

Graduate Certificate in Special Education: Autism/Severe Intellectual Disabilities

Grow Personally and Professionally Educating Students With Autism or Severe Intellectual Disabilities

Wilmington University’s Graduate Certificate in Special Education: Autism/Severe Intellectual Disabilities is a unique program. It is designed to help you understand the common characteristics of autism spectrum disorders so you can provide for the needs of your students within the autism spectrum.

Learn Effective Teaching Techniques and Strategies

You’ll explore techniques and strategies to identify and assess students with autism spectrum disorder or severe disabilities, develop appropriate goals, and implement evidence-based instruction aligned to alternative learning standards to meet student needs.

Well-Rounded Curriculum

The program provides an overview of communication, language and sensory research in order to equip you with interventions and strategies for individuals with autism or severe intellectual disabilities in clinical, home and school settings.

Leaders in Education

Our graduates are leaders in their field; they are valuable citizens of today and tomorrow, independent critical thinkers, societally and ethically responsible, and have a broad understanding of the world.

Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ Program

Earn this Dual-Credit Certificate and apply the credits to a related WilmU degree program! Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE lets you earn multiple credentials simultaneously — accelerating your education goals and making your credits even more valuable. Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

Why a WilmU Certificate?

Wilmington University certificate programs teach you the subject-specific knowledge you need to advance in your career or to simply explore a new field. Build skills that can give you greater opportunities in your evolving field today. Many WilmU certificate programs can be completed online or at several of our face-to-face locations!

Careers Related to the Special Education Certificate

  • Special Education Teachers
  • Teachers
  • Teacher Assistants
  • Tutors

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