Advanced Certificate program in Autism Spectrum Disorders
With the prevalence of autism increasing in recent years from 1 in 1000 to 1 in 150*, learning to work with children with autism spectrum disorders has become important to professionals in many fields, including:
Skills in working with children on the spectrum are critical not only to people already in these fields, but also to those seeking to enter these fields.
The Brooklyn College advanced certificate program in Autism Spectrum Disorders is unique in that it is the only program in New York that has a cross-paradigm perspective where students learn about the strengths and weaknesses of the many different approaches that are available for children on the spectrum and learn with those from different fields and disciplines. Students can also learn about the latest in augmentative communication at the campus's assistive technology center.