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Administrative Rule 6A-4.02431

Specialization Requirements for the American Sign Language Endorsement - Academic Class.

(1) A bachelor's or higher degree with certification in an academic class coverage, and

(2) Eighteen (18) semester hours in American Sign Language to include three (3) semester hours in each area specified below:

(a) First and second language acquisition,

(b) Linguistics of American Sign Language,

(c) Aspects of the deaf culture and community,

(d) Methods of teaching American Sign Language,

(e) American Sign Language IV, and

(f) American Sign Language literature, or

(3) A bachelor's or higher degree with certification in an academic class coverage, and a valid Professional Level Certificate issued by the American Sign Language Teachers Association (ASLTA).

Specific Authority 1007.2615, 1012.55, 1012.56, FS. Law Implemented 1007.2615, 1012.55, 1012.56, FS. History - New 3-1-2005.

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