Course

Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder

This course will assist the learner in developing a basic understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Characteristics of Autism will be explored; the triad of common difficulties will be explained and used as a basis for better understanding of individuals with an ASD. The learner will identify the particular needs of individuals with an ASD, as well as the needs of the family, the school, and the community. Evidence based intervention techniques will be studied in order to provide the learner with recognized intervention methods when dealing with individuals with an ASD.

11 Levels

This course will assist the learner in developing a basic understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Characteristics of Autism will be explored; the triad of common difficulties will be explained and used as a basis for better understanding of individuals with an ASD. The learner will identify the particular needs of individuals with an ASD, as well as the needs of the family, the school, and the community. Evidence based intervention techniques will be studied in order to provide the learner with recognized intervention methods when dealing with individuals with an ASD.