Autism is a serious disorder that hampers development and impairs the ability to interact and communicate. It leads to a range of language, social and communication issues with severity ranging from mild and undiagnosed to severe. People with a severe condition find it difficult to engage successfully in society. The Autism Awareness Course aims to bring awareness to this condition and also develop your understanding of the diverse condition and also give suggestions when dealing with such children.
The course is divided into eight well-defined modules so that you understand the term “autism” and “Autistic spectrum disorder” and also develop necessary skills to deal with such students.
The module deals with
This module attempts to understand autistic behaviour through
This module deals with communication and language and the process involved in expressive and receptive language. We will learn about the strengths and weaknesses of skills, in particular in the areas of speech, communication and language affecting a person with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
This module will focus on the approach to be taken and their individual benefits. We will study the Person-centred approach and how it can be used for meeting individual needs and lead to social inclusion.
This module will teach practical methods and give valuable suggestions when working with students suffering from Autism. The module will contain:
We will look at legal, ethical and organisational issues in this module and identify possible challenges for a person working with such persons as well as the immediate family. We will also seek to outline avenues that have resources for support and help.