autism awareness

Autism Awareness course


This Autism Awareness course is aimed at improving your awareness of autism, its nature and symptoms and gives practical advice on dealing with individuals who suffer from this condition.



“I have found the information received all the way through my course to be interesting, informative and helpful. I have enjoyed my course and will have no hesitation in recommending the college to my family and friends.” Edward K



Autism is a condition which appears to be affecting an increasing number of children according to statistics from the US. It continues to mystify science due to its apparently unspecific and random nature affecting the ability of sufferers, in varying degrees, to communicate and participate in daily society.

This Autism Awareness course is aimed at improving your awareness of autism, its nature and symptoms and gives practical advice on dealing with individuals who suffer from this condition.

Autism Spectrum disorder describes the wide range of severity and condition that fall within its ambit. A range of communication and social problems result with consequences ranging from what might minor social lapses to a complete inability to function socially at all.

The course is designed to help students become familiar with techniques and approaches for dealing with autism, increase their awareness of the diagnosis and explain some of the possible environmental or genetic causes and the impact of research into other, related conditions.

Module 1: What is Autism?
Module 2: Legislation and Autism
Module 3: Triad of Impairments
Module 4: Explaining Autistic behaviours
Module 5: Causes of Autism
Module 6: Diagnosing Autism
Module 7: Approaches to Autism
Module 8: Practical Suggestions when Working with Autistic Individuals
Module 9: Explaining the Myths

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by ABC level 2 ABC IIQ Licence by NCC Resources.

What Are Your Study Options?

Course Study Options
The Distance Education Academy aims to provide flexible, convenient arrangements for our students, so you can study through two methods:
Traditional paper-based; using a manual
Online study; provides quick access to online course material and enables you to submit question papers to your tutor, and receive feedback and results, through your personal online student account. The online courses system also gives access to course material instantly.
Study Hours
The Distance Education Academy can only approximate the time it takes to complete online courses as it will largely depend on your speed of learning and assimilation plus how often and how much time you can dedicate to study. You also need to complete a question paper after each lesson and these normally will take 1 – 2 hours.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the online course is: 160 hours.

Learner Support And Assessments

This distance learning course provides unlimited access to your personal tutor who will be a specialist in the field you are studying. Their role is to make sure you get appropriate and constructive feedback and to answer your questions and provide guidance on areas you are not sure about. You can contact them by phone, email or fax.
We also have a team of online course advisors and administrators who will give you friendly and relevant advice on issues relating to your online courses and study. We will always try to make you feel like you’re not by yourself and that someone will help you if you get into difficulties with anything.
Assessment Method
There are question papers set after each session; these have to be completed and sent to your tutor to mark. Continuous assessment like this means that your progress is monitored regularly and that any problems or difficulties are identified and addressed as early as possible.