Understanding Autism - Distance Learning

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.

What you will learn:

  • 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

Additional information

  • 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

Available fully *funded aged 19+

*The course needs to be completed within 10 weeks of your start date, otherwise a fee of £45+£55 is payable by you

For more information about the course, contact Halesowen College Admissions 0121 602 7888

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