People on the Autistic spectrum can range from mild to severe.
Throughout this qualification, learners will gain an understanding of the spectrum of autistic disorders and how they can affect people in a variety of ways, as well as explore the importance of using a person-centred approach to provide support.
Learners will also understand how to use appropriate communication skills and positive behaviour to encourage individuals with autistic spectrum conditions to live fulfilling and independent lives.
This course is split into 6 manageable units:
Unit 1: Introduction to autism
Unit 2: Using a person-centred approach to support individuals with autism
Unit 3: Communication and social interaction in individuals with autism
Unit 4: Sensory processing, perception and cognition in individuals with autism
Unit 5: Supporting positive behaviour in individuals with autism
Unit 6: Supporting individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives.
This course is suitable for anyone who wishes to develop their understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals to live healthy and fulfilled lives. The course will benefit those caring for people who have autism.
Awarding body, assessment method and more
Studying via distance learning over approximately a 10-12 week period.
This means you can choose when and where you study.
This course is available:
- Fully Online
- Paper-based learning with online assessments
Depending on your chosen course there may be materials you will need to have in order to attend your studies. If you have any queries about required materials please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.