An Introduction to the Autism Spectrum
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With 1 in 100 children on the total autism spectrum, it is important that anyone who comes into contact with children and may encounter someone on the autism spectrum has an understanding of the
As a result, this e-learning module aims to provide learners with a basic awareness of the autism spectrum and help to dispel many of the myths associated with the condition.
On completion, learners will have an increased awareness of the main characteristics of behaviour which children on the autism spectrum can commonly display, as well as an understanding of the
strategies available to support these.
On completion of this course learners will:
Recognise the main characteristics of behaviour for people on the autism spectrum
Understand the triad of impairment
Understand the range of the spectrum
Appreciate the particular differences of understanding language with people on the autism spectrum
Understand the need to backup spoken language visually to help understanding
Appreciate the importance of routine and predictability for people on the autism spectrum
Understand the complexity of social interaction
Appreciate the sensory differences of people on the autism spectrum
Areas covered include:
Welcome and Learning Objectives
The Triad of Impairment and Autism Spectrum
Support Strategies for the Three Areas of the Triad
Sensory Issues and the Autism Spectrum Summary
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On completion of this course you will be able to download a College certificate.
Approximately 1 - 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.
This module is targeted at anyone who comes into contact with children and who may encounter someone on the autism spectrum.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.