Certificate in Special Education

Asian College of Teachers' Certificate in Special Education course trains future teaching aspirants willing to venture into the field of teaching special kids who are suffering from disabilities such as ADHD, Dyslexia and Autism.

Course Overview

Asian College of Teachers' Certificate in Special Education caters to the needs of future Special Educators and trains them to become efficient Special Education Needs (SEN) Teachers. The Certificate in Special Education course imparts and instils the necessary techniques to handle students suffering from disabilities such as ADHD (Attention Diverting Hyperactive Disorder), Dyslexia and Autism. The teachers require special skills to foster a sense of belonging and to keep them engrossed in the classroom with activities. It also proves beneficial as it prepares SEN teachers to deal with the students efficaciously, to understand them with patience and to keep them happy. The ways to manage such disorders also come under this course.

Key Information

Eligibility and Course Fee

  • Aspiring and experienced teachers or administrators can enrol in the course
  • Graduation is the minimum criterion for enrolment
  • The course is reasonably priced at Rs 20,000 for an online mode
  • Instalment payment option is also available
  • Scholarship options are available for meritorious students

Teaching and Learning Modes

  • The course is available in an online mode
  • The maximum duration of the course is 5 months
  • Candidates having suitable computer knowledge and internet connection can opt for the online mode from any part of the world
  • Candidates can even opt for the completion of the course in the fast track mode
  • Candidates can learn at their own pace

Curriculum

Learning Disability:

Phase 1: Understanding Learning Disabilities
Phase 2: Identifying Students with LDs
Phase 3: Making sense of the IEPs
Phase 4: Understanding Service Locations
Phase 5: Learning the Right Teaching Strategies
Phase 6: Helping Students with Word Identification Problems
Phase 7: Helping Students with Reading Comprehension Problems
Phase 8: Helping Students with Written Expression Problems
Phase 9: Helping Students with Math Reasoning and Calculation Problems
Phase 10: Modifying Your Classroom
Phase 11: Managing Student Behaviour
Phase 13: Linking Home and School

ADHD:

Phase 1: Understanding Students With ADHD
Phase 2: The Diagnostic Process
Phase 3: Are They Putting in the Effort?
Phase 4: ADHD and Brain Activation
Phase 5: ADHD and Activity Level
Phase 6: Attention and ADHD
Phase 7: The Emotional Impact of ADHD
Phase 8: Memory
Phase 9: Problem-Solving for Academic Performance
Phase 10: Classroom Beliefs and Rules
Phase 11: Preplanning and Facilitating an ADHD-Friendly Classroom
Phase 13: Student Self-Reliance

Autism:

Phase 1: Meet your Students with Autism
Phase 2: Understand the Common Characteristics of HFA/AS
Phase 3: Discover How Your Students Think
Phase 4: Nurture Students' Social Skills
Phase 5: Encourage Language Reciprocity
Phase 6: Work With Sensory Sensitivities
Phase 7: Nurture Special Interests
Phase 8: Encourage Homework Completion
Phase 9: Counter Runaway Emotions and Meltdowns
Phase 10: Redirect Violent Fixations
Phase 11: Foster Attentiveness
Phase 13: Plan for the Future

Admission and Support Services

  • ACT's admission process is quite easy and compliant
  • You can opt for any online payment method
  • ACT's submission department will contact the candidates via mail or over phone
  • Any form of payment method can be opted (by using debit/credit card or by depositing cash, cheque or demand draft in ACT's bank account)
  • Courses are always accompanied by experienced and accomplished tutors

Job Prospects

This course paves the way for opportunities of becoming a special educator or shadow teacher. This is a vital course for the teaching aspirants dealing with students with disabilities and opens up several job opportunities for the candidates. Upon completing the course successfully, one can become Special Education curriculum developer, shadow teacher for children with special needs and counsellor for organizations associated with special education. This course can even be pursued by young mothers and homemakers in order to handle the issues faced by children with special needs.

Certification & Accreditation

  • Courses at Asian College of Teachers are endorsed by prestigious Training Qualifications UK
  • Course certified by Asian College of Teachers (ACT)
  • Additional certification from Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) at extra cost
  • The term 'online' is not mentioned in the certificates
  • Shipping of certificates outside India is chargeable and varies from country to country

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