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Understanding Autism

Autism is a spectrum condition that affects how a person communicates with others and how they interpret the world around them. There are around 700,000 people in the UK with autism – more than 1 in every 100. Having a clear understanding of the misconceptions, diagnoses and support surrounding autism are just some of the essential skills needed when working in mental health.

This course is nationally accredited.

Next Course...
DATE On Demand
TIME On Demand
Online Based

Course Contents

Modules Covered:

1 – Learn how individuals with autism process sensory information

2 – Understand the characteristics that may be present in individuals with autism

3 – Understand the conditions that commonly occur with autism

4 – Learn the common misconceptions surrounding autism

5 – Learn how speech, language and communication may differ in people with autism

6 – Recognise how legislation and guidance underpins support



• Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
• Improve your understanding of theories relating to autism
• Further your personal and professional development
• Ensure you understand what is meant by autism and how it is diagnosed
• Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

Location of Next Course

The next course is going to be Virtual, please check the resources.


The Aim Group

The AIM Group work to Inspire, Develop and Empower through learning designed to help individuals reach their full potential. We are partnered with FE Colleges and training providers across the country, allowing us to bring a wide range of courses to your fingertips. Whether you are an individual looking to learn a new hobby, or a business manager interested in developing your staff, we have something available for everyone, and our friendly team of advisers are always on hand to support you in finding the best options for you.


Upcoming Courses

The following upcoming courses are confirmed.

Understanding Autism

Online Based
Tutor: The Aim Group
On Demand
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