University of Birmingham

Autism Spectrum (Webautism) University Certificate

University of Birmingham
In Birmingham

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Typology Postgraduate
Location Birmingham
Start 01/01/2020
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Description

The Autism Spectrum (Webautism) course is for practitioners who support children and adults on the autism spectrum, including Asperger syndrome.

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Starts Location
01 Dec 2019
01 Jan 2020
01 Feb 2020
01 Mar 2020
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01 May 2020
01 Jun 2020
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Birmingham
Birmingham B15 2TT, West Midlands, England
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Starts 01 Dec 2019
01 Jan 2020
01 Feb 2020
01 Mar 2020
01 Apr 2020
01 May 2020
01 Jun 2020
01 Jul 2020
01 Aug 2020
01 Sep 2020
01 Oct 2020
Location
Birmingham
Birmingham B15 2TT, West Midlands, England
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What you'll learn on the course

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Course programme

Module 1: Understanding and responding to the autism spectrum

Code 14115
Credits: 20

This module explores what it means to be on the autism spectrum. It reflects on how the world may be perceived by the individual with autism. You are encouraged to examine your own practice and look at ways in which it can meet the specific needs of the individuals that you support. The module identifies and explores specific restrictions in social communication, and flexibility of thought by children and adults on the spectrum and discusses both the barriers caused, and the implications for meeting those needs. It encourages you to reflect on how the person with autism best learns within the framework of using the strengths of the individual to overcome difficulties.

Module 2: Working with individuals on the autism spectrum

Code: 14117
Credits: 20

This module introduces you to key approaches in the lifelong education of people with autism. It examines the importance of partnership with parents and carers and explores the meaning of multidisciplinary and collaborative practice. You will be encouraged to look at how you can create conditions that enable people with autism to predict their world with a degree of confidence. This includes ways of approaching challenging behaviour.

Module 3: Models for Practice when working with people on the autism spectrum

Code: 14116
Credits: 20

You will be encouraged to look at the wider world in which people with autism live. The module includes an overview of the lifelong education of people on the autism spectrum. It will examine the background to the development of services and includes understanding the context of an inclusive society.


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