Supporting Your Child with Autism

Ref: C3747482

This 2 part online course provides an introduction to the frameworks used to describe and diagnose autism. It looks at the significant impact of sensory issues to give an insight into how children with autism actually experience the world. Real life examples and experiences are used to explain the strategies to support communication, engagement in activities and positive behaviour. Within CANVAS learners will be signposted to further digital resources to meet their individual needs beyond the session. A certificate is available on request.

Course aim

For parents and those who support children with autism, this 2 part course provides a insight into understanding autism & the strategies that really help. Delivered by an autism mum who is also an Occupational Therapist by training.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Discuss the key frameworks to describe and diagnose autism.
  • Explain to others the impact of sensory issues on someone with autism and how this can affect their day to day experiences.
  • Identify strategies to help support communication for your child/children.
  • Identify strategies to help support your child/ren's participation in activities.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

- You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Supporting Your Child with Autism

Is this course right for me? Request more information

This course has been cancelled.

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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