Help make the world a little more autism-friendly
Spread awareness, understand autism and gain a recognised qualification for free via an online Understanding Autism Course
Based on the number of referrals in the system, there are around 100,000 children and 1,000,000 adults with autism
By spreading awareness and understanding, together we can make a difference.
A difference in the likes of employment prospects, bullying incidents at schools and how society sees autism.
Contribute to working towards a society that embraces autism, autistic people and their families
Your introduction to autism, covers what is meant by ‘autism’, theories, and diagnosis.
You will also look at common misconceptions associated with autism and conditions that can co-occur with autism.
Discover the advantages of a person-centred approach to support, incorporating the preferences and needs of the individual.
Look at legislation and guidance, and the support networks available to individuals and their families.
Explore the potential delays and difficulties in speech, language, and social development sometimes faced by individuals with autism.
Understand methods and strategies that could be used when communicating with individuals.
Gain an understanding of sensory processing, perception, and cognition in individuals with autism – including looking at hypersensitivity and hyposensitivity.
Consider how to support the sensory needs of individuals with autism.
Through this unit you will understand individuals’ behaviours in the context of autism.
You will also look at how to support positive behaviour and help individuals to develop coping strategies.
Learn how to support through transitions and life events, how to maintain their personal safety, and how to access services, and facilities.
You will also gain an understanding of what it’s like for an individual to live with autism.
Essential free online training for teaching staff from all roles, sectors and phases.
Information and guidance on needs, and behaviour that support a happy and fulfilled life.
Support the development, and quality of life of people with autism and progress in your career in care.
Discover over 70 free courses