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Understand How to Support Individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions

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Overview - Understand How to Support Individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions

This e-learning module aims to provide learners with an increased understanding of the autistic spectrum and offer strategies to support those on it.

On completion, learners will have an increased awareness of the main characteristics of behaviour which individuals on the autism spectrum can commonly display as well as an increased understanding of the sensory differences of people on the autistic spectrum.

On completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • Recognise the main characteristics of behaviour for people on the autistic spectrum
  • Understand the triad of impairment
  • Understand the range of the spectrum
  • Appreciate the particular differences of understanding language with people on the autistic spectrum
  • Understand the need to backup spoken language visually to help understanding
  • Appreciate the importance of routine and predictability for people on the autistic spectrum
  • Understand the complexity of social interaction
  • Appreciate the sensory differences of people on the autistic spectrum

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Welcome and Learning Outcomes
  • Introduction
  • The Triad of Impairment and Autistic Spectrum
  • Support Strategies for the Three Areas of the Triad
  • Sensory Issues and the Autistic Spectrum + Summary

Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

Duration

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, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.

Target Audience

This module is aimed at anyone who may come into contact with an individual (adult) with an autistic spectrum condition. This could be in the context of an individual who they support via their working role, a colleague, an employer, a relative or friend.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Testimonials

The information was interesting and just the right amount of information needed. Pictures helped understanding too.
AK 12/08/2013

I was pleased to realise how much I already knew about autism and grateful for some of the techniques and strategies given for helping individuals on the autistic spectrum.
VW 09/10/2013

I thought the course was well-structured. it made a very complex condition be understood through simple measures, I think the course is very effective for that reason.
HS 22/10/2013

I thought all module's were really well detailed and was explained in an easy way for people to understand.
EA 03/11/2013

Visual aids and practise questions throughout the modules.
FW 24/11/2013

Easy to navigate around the system. A clear basic understanding of Autism.
AC 10/12/2013

The module was very interesting and practical it also helped me learn different techniques and understand more knowledge of autism.
SL 16/02/2014

The module included a lot of valuable information that was broken down to manageable segments. Plus I could take down notes without there being any time limit.
DM 17/02/2014

The whole package was good and very interesting. I wondered if I would be bored and just flick through it but all the information was important and interesting and the layout held my attention.
JW 10/03/2014

I enjoyed the interaction part by needing to click on certain areas to reveal answers and also thought that the quiz's at the end of each section helped to confirm the information.
NW 01/04/2014

Cost

£30.00 + VAT (£36.00 inc. VAT)

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact info@virtual-college.co.uk or telephone us on 01943 885089.

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On average this course contributes

1 - 2 hours towards your CPD

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