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Understanding Autism TQUK Level 2 Course
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Fully-funded via the UK Government
Help support as many autistic people and their families as possible by Understanding Autism.
This qualification aims to develop your understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism covering the person-centred approach and influence of positive communication methods, how to support positive behaviour and how individuals with autism can be supported to live healthy and fulfilled lives.
This unit provides learners with an introduction to autism, covering what is meant by ‘autism’, theories, and diagnosis.
Learners will also look at common misconceptions associated with autism and conditions that can co-occur with autism.
This unit covers using a person-centred approach to support individuals with autism, incorporating the preferences and needs of the individual.
Learners will also look at legislation and guidance, and the support networks
available to individuals and their families.
This unit covers the potential delays and difficulties in speech, language, and social development sometimes faced by individuals with autism.
It also covers methods and strategies that could be used when communicating with an individual with autism.
In this unit, learners will gain an understanding of sensory processing, perception, and cognition in individuals with autism – including looking at hypersensitivity and hyposensitivity.
Learners will also consider how to support the sensory needs of individuals with autism.
Through this unit staff will understand individuals’ behaviours in the context of autism. They’ll also look at how to support positive behaviour and help individuals to develop coping strategies.
This unit covers how to support individuals through transitions and life events, how to maintain their personal safety, and how to access services, facilities and employment opportunities.
Learners will also gain an understanding of what it’s like for an individual to live with autism.
Simple answer – if you meet the eligibility criteria below, then yes! No card details, No trail periods!
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