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Understanding Autism

AIMS OF THE COURSE

Autism is a spectrum condition that affects how a person communicates with others and how they interpret the world around them. There are around 700,000 people in the UK with autism - more than 1 in every 100. Having a clear understanding of the misconceptions, diagnoses and support surrounding autism are just some of the essential skills needed when working in mental health.

BENEFITS

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification

  • Improve your understanding of theories relating to autism

  • Further your personal and professional development

  • Ensure you understand what is meant by autism and how it is diagnosed

  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Introduction to Autism

  • Using a Person-Centred Approach to Support Individuals with Autism

  • Communication and Social Interaction in Individuals with Autism

  • Sensory Processing, Perception and Cognition in Individuals with Autism

  • Supporting Positive Behaviour in Individuals with Autism

  • Supporting Individuals with Autism to Live Healthy and Fulfilled Lives

Additional qualification information about this learning aim can be viewed on the NCFE page which will give you more of an in depth overview.

COURSE CODE

6012/020

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