Autism Awareness Course
The Autism Awareness course will provide you with an understanding of what autism is and how it affects a child’s daily life. It will touch on what factors contribute towards a child developing autism as well as some of the typical behaviours associated with it and how to provide adequate support for those with the condition.
Approved by CPD – Duration 30 mins* – €24.00
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It also discusses what happens during the diagnosis process, some of the intervention methods that can help manage the condition and suggests some simple adaptations you can make to improve a child with autism’s day to day life.
Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people around them.
It is estimated the rate of autism in children in Ireland is 1-1.5%, and the number of children being diagnosed with the condition is continuing to increase. https://merrionstreet.ie/en/News-Room/Releases/Minister_Harris_announces_first_ever_Autism_Plan_for_2019.html
People who are working in adult and child care environments. Those working in all areas of care may come into contact with people who has Autistic Spectrum Disorders ASD. Although the course focuses on children with autism, having an awareness of the condition and how best to provide support to someone with ASD will be of use to anyone who interacts with and cares for children and adults as part of their work.
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- Definitions, Context & Background – 70% pass required
- Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder – 70% pass required
- Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorder – 70% pass required
- Testing and Support – 70% pass required
Recommended System Requirements
- Browser: Up to date web browser
- Video: Up to date video drivers
- Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
- Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
30 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).