Autism Awareness

This course provides an overview of Autism for those that work with children and young people in education. It covers what autism is, its prevalence and causes, how it is diagnosed and the implications for pupil learning.

Course description

After completing this course you will:

  1. understand what autism is
  2. know the terminology used to describe autism
  3. learn about the prevalence of autism
  4. understand how autism is diagnosed
  5. be able to identify the indicators that may suggest the presence of autism
  6. recognise the ways that autism can affect learning
  7. understand how to report concerns about autism
  8. have learnt tips for an autism-friendly approach in classroom environments.

What are my buying options?

Buy as a standalone course

This course costs £11.99 excl. VAT and you can buy online today.



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This course can be bought as part of our comprehensive e-learning service, EduCare for Education.

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    Key features and benefits

    Price £11.99 excl. VAT

    Max. Duration 1 hour

    Target Audience Education

    • Level 2 course (as graded against the nationally accepted levels, equivalent to GCSE grades A*-C).
    • One module with a multiple choice questionnaire.
    • One CPD credit with a personalised downloadable certificate.
    • 70% pass mark.
    • Written in partnership with experts at Connect.
    • Optional narration of the module for accessibility.
    • Additional resources for further learning and printable module for future reference.
    • Course id: 142

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    British Schools Yangon