Autism Awareness

This course is designed for learners who wish to gain an awareness and understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder, and some strategies for working with individuals who have ASD. 

Duration: 3.5 hours

Course Content

  • What is autism
  • The triad of impairments
  • Common characteristics of autism
  • Leo Kanner & Hans Asperger
  • Diagnosis
  • Different diagnosis’ 
  • Sensory processing and integration
  • Co-morbidities
  • Prevalence
  • Children and autism
  • Sources of help and advice

Assessment Method: Ongoing trainer observation (summative assessment can be implemented).

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this course you will have increased subject knowledge and be certificated for all modules of the course.

Jude TurnerAutism Awareness