Autism Spectrum Disorder

$270.00 on the 10th of each month for 12 months and a $75.00 tuition payment for the first month paid today

$7,020 NOW $3,240

Days of Week:
Tuesday & Thursday
Program Date:
November 5, 2019 – October 2020
Meeting Times:
5pm – 8pm
Location:
Touro University Nevada Campus
874 American Pacific Dr.
Henderson, NV 89014
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First payment: August 10, 2019

Description

Autism Spectrum Disorder – (18 Graduate Credits)

*Must be licensed as a special education teacher to qualify for the endorsement.

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• CTE is responsible to administer and collect the tuition payments for this program. Over 12 months, a credit/debit card payment of $270 will be collected on the 10th day of every month. The first payment will begin on October 10, 2019. There is a $75 payment plan set up fee at the time signing up.

Questions: Call CTE at 702-697-0006 opt. 5 or email contactus@ctenow.com


Program Date: November 5, 2019 – October 2020

Online applications must be submitted and received by Touro University Nevada no later than October 5, 2019.

Touro University Nevada

Touro University Nevada is a private Jewish institution that maintains a School of Education that is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and all licensure programs are approved by the Nevada State Department of Education.

Why Touro University Nevada (TUN) is the right choice for your Professional Growth Plan (PGP)?

• TUN is an approved Institution of Higher Education by the Nevada Department of Education (NV DOE) to be a teacher preparation program provider.

• 1 credit earned at TUN equates to 8 CUs. Thus, a 3-credit course = 24 Contact Units (CUs). A minimum of 225 CUs is needed for column movement.

• Non-approved Institutions of Higher Education earn 5 CUs per 1 semester credit. Therefore, a 3-credit course (non-approved) = 15 CUs

• Completion of this 18-graduate credit Certification = 144 CUs


With the increasing trend of children with autism receiving specialized services within the general education environment, the need exists to provide coursework for both general and special educators that focuses on the “What” and the “How” of delivering an appropriate education. These series of courses may qualify you to obtain your Autism endorsement in the state of Nevada.

ATSV 601 (+) – Characteristics and Developmental Progression of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Tuesday & Thursday)
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: November 5, 2019 – December 24

The intent of this course is to increase your understanding of the developmental growth of typical and atypical children. Emphasis will be placed on identifying the social/emotional, language/communication, movement/physical, and cognitive characteristics of children birth through 21. Specifically, the definitions, prevalence/etiology, and academic/behavioral/social characteristics of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders will be covered. Standards from the Council for Exceptional Children Advanced Specialty Set are correlated to course content.
 

ATSV 602 (+) – Curriculum Design and Assessment for Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Tuesday & Thursday)
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: January 7, 2020 – February 18

The intent of this course is to increase your ability to provide effective instructional programming for PK-12 students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Emphasis will be placed on understanding curricular standards, comprehensive treatment models, validated intervention programs, diagnostic assessment, and selecting evidence-based practices will be covered. Standards from the Council for Exceptional Children Advanced Specialty Set are correlated to course content.
 

ATSV 603 (+) – Communication, Speech, and Language Programming for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Tuesday & Thursday)
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: March 3 – April 30

The intent of this course is to increase your ability to design effective communication and social skill programs for PK-12 students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Emphasis on verbal behavior, related services, language progression, pragmatics, assessment, and strategies will be addressed. Standards from the Council for Exceptional Children Advanced Specialty Set are correlated to course content.
 

ATSV 604 (+) – Assistive Technology for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Tuesday & Thursday)
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: May 5 – June 23

The intent of this course is to increase your ability to deliver effective assistive technology programming for PK-12 students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Emphasis on the history of AT, the differences between instructional and assistive technology, what contextual factors need to be addressed when considering the use of AT, and identifying the quality indicators for AT will be addressed. Standards from the Council for Exceptional Children Advanced Specialty Set are correlated to course content.
 

ATSV 605 – Behavioral Analysis and Intervention for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Tuesday & Thursday)
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: July – August (Exact Dates TBA)

The intent of this course is to increase your ability to provide effective behavioral programming for PK-12 students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Emphasis on identifying and teaching evidencebased practices that address deficits in behavioral repertoires will be covered. Specifically, concepts such as Applied Behavior Analysis, measurement and data collection, assessment, skill acquisition, behavior reduction techniques, documentation of professional conduct, and ethical responsibilities to children will be covered. Standards from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB®) Registered Behavior Technician (RBT®) Task List (1st Edition, 2nd Edition), the RBT® Ethics Code, and the Council for Exceptional Children Advanced Specialty Set are correlated to course content.
 

ATSV 606 – Diagnostic Measures for the Identification of Students with Autism Spectrum (Tuesday & Thursday)
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: September – October (Exact Dates TBA)

This course focuses on increasing the knowledge and skills that relate to diagnosing children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Specifically, students will demonstrate knowledge and skills of diagnostic measures as it relates to: (a) assessment; (b) programs, services, and outcomes; (c) research and inquiry; (d) leadership and policy; (e) professional and ethical practice; and (f) collaboration. Standards from the Council for Exceptional Children Advanced Specialty Set “Diagnostician Specialist” are correlated to course content.
  
* (+) Satisfies the Nevada Department of Education requirements for endorsement


Withdrawal Policy & Refunds

In order to withdraw from this program, a student must submit in writing to CTE via email that he or she wishes to withdraw from the program. If a student withdraws in writing to CTE before the initial program start date, CTE shall refund 100% tuition for the program, minus a $50 drop processing fee. If a student drops during the program, the program cost will be a pro rata amount of $180 per credit including a $100 drop fee. Any overcollected tuition funds shall be refunded within 5-10 business days.

Late Tuition Payments

If a tuition payment is not paid by the monthly due date, a $50 late payment charge will be assessed (No exceptions). Failure to pay your outstanding balance may result in a hold on your academic records and/or your account being referred to an outside collection agency, which will add additional charges.