Health & Complementary Therapies

Autism Awareness Diploma Course

9 Modules

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

This comprehensive course, written and developed by a leading authority on Autism, will teach you everything that you need to know about Autism, what it is, how to spot the signs and symptoms, diagnosing Autism, the gender differences in Autism, treatments, therapies, interventions and strategies, how to make reasonable adjustments, adults and children with Autism and Inclusion.

Autism and it is estimated to affect one in every hundred people in the UK, although in the US their current estimate is one in every sixty-eight people. Autism is a neurological condition which means that the Autistic Brain is organised in a different way. There is no cure,...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 - What is Autism?
  • Part 1: What is Autism?
  • Part 2: Disabilities & Co-morbidities
  • Part 3: The Triad of Impairments
  • Part 4: History of Austism
  • Part 5: The Apparent Autism Epidemic
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 - The Triad of Impairments
  • Part 1: Communication Impairments
  • Part 2: Social Interaction Impairments
  • Part 3: Impairment of Imagination
  • Part 4: Social Skills Isolation and Bullying
  • Part 5: Adults with Autism
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 - Common Symptoms of Autism
  • Part 1: Sensory Issues
  • Part 2: Signs of Sensory Issues
  • Part 3: Food Issues
  • Part 4: Repetitive Behaviours, Obsessions, Anxiety and Rituals
  • Part 5: Meltdowns & Tantrums
  • Part 6: Meltdowns – Anger and Aggression
  • Part 7: Meltdown Calming Strategies & Prevention
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 - Diagnosing Autism
  • Part 1: Diagnosis in Children
  • Part 2: The Diagnostic Assessment Process
  • Part 3: Diagnostic Report
  • Part 4: Diagnosis Procedures for Adults
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 - Gender Differences
  • Part 1: Autistic Boy to Girl Ratio
  • Part 2: Female Friendship Patterns in Primary School
  • Part 3: Female Autistic Behaviours
  • Part 4: ASD Girls and High School
  • Part 5: Male / Female Vocal Tone Differences
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 - Autism Treatments, Therapies, Interventions & Strategies
  • Part 1: Therapies & Intensive Programmes
  • Part 2: Types of Therapy
  • Part 3: Specific Non Therapeutic Interventions and Strategies
  • Part 4: Early Intervention
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 - Making Reasonable Adjustments
  • Part 1: Equality Act of 2010
  • Part 2: Reasonable Adjustments
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 - Autism in Adults
  • Part 1: Adults with Autism
  • Part 2: Common Adult Autism Symptoms
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9 - Inclusion
  • Part 1: Inclusion in Education
  • Part 2: The Medical and Social Models of Disability
  • Part 3: Achieving Inclusion
  • Part 4: 10 Strengths That People With Autism Add To Society
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 9 Assessment
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Background on Autism

Autism is a Spectrum Disorder, meaning that every child with the condition is likely to present with different symptoms, different challenges, and a differing level of severity

Certain disabilities increase the risk of also being diagnosed with Autism.
Once an Autism Diagnosis is made, there are several other neurological conditions which may also be present.
To be diagnosed with Autism, a person must meet The Triad of Impairment criteria, and be...

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Accreditations

The Autism 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 accredited by NCFE, an awarding organisation recognised by the qualification regulators for England and Wales. Upon completion of this course, learners can receive a certificate of achievement from NCFE through Centre of Excellence’s IIQ Licence. You can read more about our IIQ Licence here.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

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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