Autism Awareness

Autism Awareness Training Course


Affecting over half a million Brits, autism is a lifelong development disability characterised by difficulties interacting and communicating with other people. With no known cure and a number of negative stereotypes and myths surrounding the condition, understanding how to deal with autistic children is a valuable skill for anyone considering a career in teaching or caring, or for those who know autistic children personally. This Autism Awareness Training Course provides you with all the information you need to be able to handle children with autism.

You are first given an introduction to autism, which teaches you about common impairments and myths, the possible genetic, environmental, psychological and neurological causes and the relation between autism and gender and age. You then look at a range of autistic behaviours such as social communication, social interaction, social imagination, sensory sensitivity, dogged routines, learning difficulties and challenging behaviour.

After that, you move onto diagnosing and managing autism, focusing on why a diagnosis can be helpful, how one can be achieved and the strategies you can pick up to help autistic children. These include intensive interaction, Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) therapy, a positive diet, autism-friendly places and managing change. Finally, you will continue to learn about the ways in which you can help autistic children, covering communication, visual supports, relationships, promoting positive behaviour, routines and further resources. Upon completion, you will feel more confident around autistic children and will be able to help them grow and progress.

Benefits of studying Autism Awareness:

  • 24/7 access to the course for 12 months
  • No hidden fees or exam charges
  • CPD endorsed certification on successful completion
  • Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday)
  • Efficient exam system, assessment and instant results
  • Improve your chance of gaining professional skills and better earning potential.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Audio voiceovers
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Autism Awareness is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Course Curriculum

Autism Awareness
Module 01: Introduction to Autism 00:30:00
Module 02: Causes Of Autism 00:24:00
Module 03: Autistic Behaviours 00:54:00
Module 04: Learning Disability 00:33:00
Module 05: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD 00:27:00
Module 06: Tourette’s Syndrome 00:39:00
Module 07: Epilepsy 00:30:00
Module 08: Developmental Coordination Disorder DCD 00:27:00
Module 09: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder OCD 00:27:00
Module 10: Other Psychological Issues 00:30:00
Module 11: Understanding And Dealing With Autistic Behaviour 01:00:00
Module 12: Repetitive Behaviour 00:51:00
Module 13: Schooling 00:33:00
Module 14: What should teachers do 00:51:00
Module 15: Socialising And Communication 00:57:00
Module 16: Interventions 00:42:00
Module 17: Government Policies On Autism In England 00:39:00

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