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Autism Awareness

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Autism Awareness

Overview

This course will give learners an introduction and awareness of autism. It is aimed at people who want to understand and make a difference in the lives of individuals with the autism spectrum condition, including parents, carers, professionals and individuals with a diagnosis of autism and who have little or no knowledge of the condition. It is also designed for people who require a refresher in the subject.

Audience

This awareness course is intended for anyone who requires an understanding of autism, this includes:

  • Carers, parents and professional organisations
  • Adult and Children's Social Care Services staff and other local authority partner organisations
  • Housing and public health staff
  • Health staff 
  • Education staff

     

About this course

This course will heighten your awareness and increase your understanding of autism.

The course is split into three modules:

  • What is autism?
  • What are the main challenges?
  • Characteristics and diagnosis of autism

 

Objectives

In this course you will learn:

  • What autism is
  • What causes autism
  • About the autistic spectrum
  • What the three main challenges people with autism face
  • About the typical characteristics of individuals with autism
  • About the importance diagnosing autism
  • About the strengths and positives of having autism

Content

Here are some of the topics covered in the modules:

What is autism?; How common is autism? | What is Asperger syndrome? | What causes autism? | So how much do you know about autism? | The Autism Spectrum | The main challenges | Social communication | Body language, facial expressions and tone of voice | Sayings and phrases | Social interaction | Making friends | Social imagination | Mind blindness | Sensory issues | What does autism feel like? | Coping methods | Typical characteristics | Diagnosis of women | The strengths of autism

OUR PASS RATE
Healthcare (National Average 61.8%)
85.5%

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Autism Awareness.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

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Autism Awareness

Overview

This course will give learners an introduction and awareness of autism. It is aimed at people who want to understand and make a difference in the lives of individuals with the autism spectrum condition, including parents, carers, professionals and individuals with a diagnosis of autism and who have little or no knowledge of the condition. It is also designed for people who require a refresher in the subject.

Audience

This awareness course is intended for anyone who requires an understanding of autism, this includes:

  • Carers, parents and professional organisations
  • Adult and Children's Social Care Services staff and other local authority partner organisations
  • Housing and public health staff
  • Health staff 
  • Education staff

     

About this course

This course will heighten your awareness and increase your understanding of autism.

The course is split into three modules:

  • What is autism?
  • What are the main challenges?
  • Characteristics and diagnosis of autism

 

Objectives

In this course you will learn:

  • What autism is
  • What causes autism
  • About the autistic spectrum
  • What the three main challenges people with autism face
  • About the typical characteristics of individuals with autism
  • About the importance diagnosing autism
  • About the strengths and positives of having autism

Content

Here are some of the topics covered in the modules:

What is autism?; How common is autism? | What is Asperger syndrome? | What causes autism? | So how much do you know about autism? | The Autism Spectrum | The main challenges | Social communication | Body language, facial expressions and tone of voice | Sayings and phrases | Social interaction | Making friends | Social imagination | Mind blindness | Sensory issues | What does autism feel like? | Coping methods | Typical characteristics | Diagnosis of women | The strengths of autism

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Autism Awareness.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.
OUR PASS RATE
Healthcare
85.5%
(National Average 61.8%)

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