A major/degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism is a program that focuses on the design of educational services for children or adults with autism, and that prepares individuals to teach such students.
Includes instruction in identifying students with autism, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising autistic students, counseling, and applicable laws and policies.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism (use the College Search feature and enter "autism" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
What can you do with a major/degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism?
With a major/degree in this program, you will likely find a career as (but not limited to) a special education teacher, autism specialist, or behavior analyst.
Associations and Professional Organizations in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- National Autism Association
- Autism Society of America
- Council for Exceptional Children
- National Association of Special Education Teachers
- Association for Adults with Developmental Disabilities
Publications/Magazines in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism