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Aspergers Awareness Diploma Course

6 Modules

  • Certified Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What You Will Learn

This course is designed to help you enhance your relationships with individuals affected by Asperger Syndrome. You will understand the characteristics of the condition, how it is diagnosed, and the challenges it presents to individuals and families in their personal, school and working lives. You will also learn how you can provide support and build on the strengths of those living with the condition.

The Asperger Awareness Diploma Course will guide you through a history of the awareness of the syndrome and how perceptions have changed, how it is defined, and what differentiates it from other autistic spectrum disorders. You will learn how it is diagnosed, how gender...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 – What is Asperger’s Syndrome?
  • Part 1: The History of Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Part 2: How is Asperger’s Syndrome Diagnosed?
  • Part 3: What are the differences between Asperger’s and High Functioning Autism?
  • Part 4: Age at Diagnosis
  • Part 5: Is Asperger’s Syndrome an excess of “maleness”?
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Asperger People at School and in Work
  • Part 1: Precocious Development
  • Part 2: Why are some children with Asperger’s aggressive?
  • Part 3: Non-Verbal Communication and Theory of Mind
  • Part 4: Bullying
  • Part 5: Inclusion and support
  • Part 6: Employment
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Complications associated with Asperger's
  • Part 1: Dyspraxia and co-ordination
  • Part 2: Sensory Issues & Sensory Integration Disorder
  • Part 3: Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)
  • Part 4: Anxiety
  • Part 5: OCD – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Relationships
  • Part 1: Love and starting relationships
  • Part 2: Relationships with their children
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Asperger's & Gender
  • Part 1: The Diagnosis of Asperger’s in Women
  • Part 2: The genetic basis for sex differences in prevalence
  • Part 3: Perfectionism
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Strategies to Support People with Asperger's
  • Part 1: Strategies to support in school
  • Part 2: Social skills training
  • Part 3: Dealing with sensory overload
  • Part 4: The success of mediation / peer work
  • Part 5: Understanding motivation and using it at home to support normalising behaviour in young children
  • Part 6: Siblings
  • Part 7: Relationshipsand Asperger’s
  • Part 8: Strategies to support a person with Asperger’s in work environments
  • Module 6 Assessment
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Who Would Benefit from the Course?

Anyone who wishes to gain a greater understanding of the symptoms, immediate effects and further consequences of Asperger Syndrome, will gain a lot from studying this course.

The course is particularly beneficial to family members who may be struggling to cope and need additional guidance. Co-workers and employers will improve their ability to communicate and recognise individual strengths of those with the condition. Teachers and support staff in educational institutes will be able to identify the characteristics of Asperger, provide support to parents, and adjust the learning environment to suit.

Accreditations

The Asperger Awareness Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This course is certified by the IANLPC (International Association of NLP & Coaching) and the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), both of which are internationally recognised organisations. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses. The IANLPC is a global support network for NLP Professionals and coaches, including the fields of Life Coaching, Hypnotherapy Business Coaching, Leadership, Nutritional, CBT, Personal Development and Holistic Therapy.

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