Autism Awareness | Adult Learning Wales
Autism Awareness
Distance/On-line
English

Autism Awareness

Course Code: Y23W0028A
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Tutor-led 'Learning in the Workplace' course


4 weeks
09/04/2024
Free certificate
This course runs for 4 weeks with lessons for 2.5 hours a week from 12:30 to 15:00 on Tuesdays
£80 (You may be entitled to a discounted rate see fees policy) / £110 (Learners from outside of Wales)
This is a tutor-led online course
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4 weeks

This course runs for 4 weeks with lessons for 2.5 hours a week from 12:30 to 15:00 on Tuesdays

Fully accredited

This is an accredited course certificated by AGORED

Overview

This course offers a comprehensive understanding of the autism spectrum, exploring its definition and various points within it. Participants will delve into the challenges commonly experienced by individuals on the autism spectrum, including sensory sensitivities and social communication difficulties, while also highlighting their unique strengths such as attention to detail and focused interests. The course will examine the impact of anxiety on individuals with autism and emphasise a person-centred approach to support, focusing on recognising individual needs, preferences, and strengths. Practical strategies will be outlined to effectively support individuals with autism, encompassing tailored interventions, communication techniques, and sensory regulation methods to promote a supportive environment and enhance overall well-being. If your workplace is covered by a Wales Union Learning Fund (WULF) project you may be eligible for help with course fees.

Content

This course will cover the autism spectrum definition and its various points, explore challenges faced by those on the spectrum, and highlight their unique strengths. The course explores the concept of a person-centered approach to support individuals with autism, as well as providing a comprehensive outline of strategies aimed at effectively aiding and empowering individuals on the spectrum.

Qualification

Agored Cymru Level 1.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. The ability to write at level 1 is essential.

Career Path

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What Do I Need?

As this is an online course, you would need the following: • internet access • access to a laptop or computer with a web camera and microphone; the use of headphones might also be of benefit • use of the Chrome web-browser where possible.
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