Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people around them. According to the National Autistic Society, autism affects about 700,000 people in the United Kingdom, which equates to 1 in 100 of the population and the number of children being diagnosed with the condition is continuing to increase.
This online Autism Awareness E-Learning course will provide you with an understanding of what autism is and how it affects a child’s daily life. The Autism Awareness online course will touch on what factors contribute to a child developing autism and some of the typical behaviours associated with it and how you can provide effective support for those with the condition. The online Autism Awareness course also discusses what happens during the diagnosis process, some of the intervention methods that can help manage the condition and suggests some simple adaptations you can make to improve a child with autism’s day to day life.
This course is delivered via our online learning platform and will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.
When undertaking this course it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to complete the course.
This course covers a range of content including:
- Definitions, Context & Background
- Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Testing and Support
This course is delivered by e-learning. We would therefore recommend that you access this course on a desktop or laptop to access your course.
Certificate and Validity
Upon completion of the course candidates will receive a certificate which is available as a PDF (Portable Document Format).