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Autism Awareness Diploma

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Overview

What is the Autism Awareness Diploma course?

This Autism Awareness Diploma course will provide you with an insight into what autism is, you will take a further look into what the condition is and how to best deal with children who have condition. You will explore the ethical implications of interacting with autistic people and gain the understanding needed to improve communication.

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Autism Awareness Diploma

There are around 700,000 people on the autism spectrum in the UK. Gain the understanding needed to improve communication with someone with autism with this Autism Awareness Diploma.

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Course Code EC112859
Course type Online Course
Course Access 1 Year
Processor 1 gigahertz (GHz)
RAM 1 GB
Operating Systems Windows 7,Windows 8,Windows 10,Mac OS,iOS
Browsers Internet Explorer 8 or above,Google Chrome,Safari 8,Mozilla Firefox
Compatibility Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad

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Who is it for

Is the Autism Awareness Diploma online course right for me?

The Autism Awareness Diploma is suitable for individuals who are looking to understand the autism condition more or enhancing their current career within the carers industry.

If you are a teach who works with an individual with autism or a family member who cares for a loved one with the condition, this great value course is designed to help you understand autism.

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What job could I get with an Autism Awareness Diploma qualification? ­­

Upon completion of this course you will feel more confident to support or communicate with individuals or groups of people with this condition.

Why study with us

Why study the Autism Awareness Diploma online course with e-Careers?

  • Technical support is available, should you run into difficulties.
  • Access to the course content is for 12 months and you can begin as soon as you sign up.
  • Gaining the understanding and skills the diploma provides will empower you to improve your relationships with the autistic people you interact with and make a difference to their lives, whether in a personal or professional context.
  • Achieving this industry-approved and expert-led diploma proves your commitment to improving the lives of those with autism, and can fast-track your career.
  • The easy-to-access modules represent one of the most time and cost effective ways you can choose to study.
  • This course is CPD certified.

Course Details

What are the Autism Awareness Diploma online course modules?

  • Introduction to Autism
  • Causes and Diagnoses of Autism
  • Language and Communication Skills
  • Understanding and Dealing with Autistic Behaviour
  • Addressing Common Myths Connected with Autism
  • Recognised Approaches to Autism
  • Best Practices when Dealing with Autistic Individuals
  • Organisational Considerations
  • Ethical Considerations and Legal Obligations
  • Encouraging Autism Awareness

What does the Autism Awareness Diploma course cover?

  • Begin by defining the term autism before getting an introduction to autism spectrum disorders, the conditions that fall under the autism spectrum and a look at conditions related to autism.
  • Explore an in-depth comparison between autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.
  • Learn about the three different conditions on the autism spectrum.
  • Gain an insight into the challenges with social skills, communication and learning for young people with autism.
  • Find out how autism and Asperger’s are diagnosed in adults and children.
  • Discover the common ways people on the spectrum may try to communicate.
  • Learn about the fundamental categories of language delays and the process of expressive language.
  • Gain an understanding of autistic behaviour patterns and the purpose and motivation behind such behaviour.
  • Explore strategies for limiting behaviour and recognising when children are displaying autistic traits.
  • Learn about some of the most common myths associated with autism.
  • Take a closer look at the disproven theory that the MMR vaccine can result in autism.
  • Investigate theories that dietary needs or deficiencies could cause autism.
  • Address the outdated idea that poor parenting can lead to autism.
  • Get an introduction to recognised approaches to autism including the S.P.E.L.L framework.
  • Learn about preparing for social inclusion and the person-centred approach.
  • Move on to best practice including how to ensure a safe environment and create a safety plan for an autistic person.
  • Look at practical and sensible considerations in the home, school and community.
  • Learn about visual strategies that may help when interacting with those on the spectrum.
  • Explore organisational considerations in the home, school, workplace and community.
  • Consider the ethical implications when working with autistic individuals.
  • Study the National Autistic Society’s Code of Practice for autism-related training.
  • Find out what constitutes an unethical approach towards working with those with autism.
  • Learn about the importance of ethical considerations when working with autistic people.
  • Discover how to encourage autism awareness through events such as World Autism Awareness Day and how Autism Awareness Month can be marked in schools.
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