Special Education Added Authorizations

The Department of Special Education offers the following added authorizations to current credential holders.

Autism Authorization

Anyone who received their Education Specialist Credential in Mild/Moderate prior to Fall 2010 AND who currently works with or is interested in working with children with Autism need to complete this Added Authorization (Candidates who began the Education Specialist Program in the Fall of 2010 or after already have the autism content embedded).

Early Childhood Special Education

If you currently hold an Education Specialist in Mild/Moderate or Moderate/Severe, you are eligible to obtain this Added Authorization.

Resource Specialist (RSP)

The RSP authorization is restricted to those candidates who have a Ryan Life Multiple or Single Subject Credential and the Ryan LH Certification, and currently hold a full-time teaching position.