Lamar University's M.Ed. in Special Education with Specialization in Autism online program offers teachers the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills they need to add an additional, highly in demand specialty credential to their certification. Featuring the latest, most advanced teaching strategies and methodologies for students with varying levels of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), this program prepares you to help ASD students thrive inside and outside the classroom with teaching techniques and behavior intervention strategies that can be applied to the curriculum as a whole as well as on a day-to-day basis in the classroom.
With a core curriculum based in research, assessment and content specific to the ASD student, you will understand how the needs and capabilities of these types of students differ from those developing normally and how best to guide them in their learning process. You will also gain knowledge in behavioral assessment and data analysis to help you guide students' educational teams in their evaluation and assessment of progress both academically and behaviorally.
*Price includes distance learning fee.