Understanding Autism Level 3

Course code: ABC934

Discover the knowledge you need for dealing with individuals with autism with this course, from home!

  • Understand how autism is identified and diagnosed
  • Explore the key features of autism in terms of ‘the triad of impairments’
  • Identify and understand the key features of disorders that may accompany autism or be diagnosed alongside it
  • Learn that autism is a spectrum disorder which affects individuals in a wide variety of ways
  • Identify practical ways to support individuals in their day to day functioning, in terms of the helping them to address and overcome difficulties experienced as a result of the triad of impairments
  • Discover and understand the key features of legislation and policies that affect individuals with autism
  • Understand how best to support individuals with autism in terms of promoting good health, social inclusion and active participation
  • Explore the problems individuals with autism may face in terms of discrimination, bullying and access to opportunities and services
  • Identify the symptoms of sensory processing disorder and describe some of their effects on individuals with autism
Course overview

The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it easier and hassle-free.

All the materials will be sent to you by post or via email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Study Hours

100 hours.

Course Outcome

Understanding Autism Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content
  • The triad of impairments
  • Communication and social interaction
  • Repetitive and obsessive behaviour
  • Diagnosis
  • Effects
  • Legislation
  • Formal and informal networks
  • Communication and social reaction
  • Managing behaviour
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Five key senses
  • The vestibular system’
  • Proprioception
  • Poor health
  • Social exclusion
  • Develop plans
  • Social inclusion
  • Safeguarding
Extra info

Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 100 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certifcate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding Body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the ABC Awards and Certa Awards website.
This course has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

Q&As

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course. Although a good standard of English to a level 2 would be beneficial.

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV critique service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card
  • * Comprehensive study guide
  • * Open Study College Pen and highlighter
  • * Student study planner
  • * Student notebook
  • * Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

No, everything you need is included in the price!

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Understanding Autism Level 3.

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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