Duration: 1 hour
What is Autism?
What are the three social challenges?
Characteristics and Diagnosis of Autism
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.
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