Autism Awareness

Ref: C3529207

This one day course will help you to recognise the main characteristics and to understand the range of the Autism spectrum. During the day you will learn about the triad of impairment/linked to current models and thinking, consider the differences relating to sensory issues and find out about suitable everyday strategies.

Course aim

This day will give an awareness of the Autism Spectrum, using current thinking and looking at various strategies to support individuals.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Recognise the main characteristics of the Autism Spectrum.
  • Discuss the triad of impairment/linked to current models and thinking.
  • Understand the range of the Autism Spectrum.
  • Appreciate the differences relating to sensory issues.
  • Develop an understanding of suitable everyday strategies.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

Autism Awareness Course Outline

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You can only enrol in person on the course.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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