Autism Awareness eLearning course

As a social care worker you might need to support someone on the autistic spectrum. So dive in to this Autism Awareness course to find out exactly what autism is. See for yourself what it is really like to live on the autistic spectrum and learn the skills you may need to support someone on the autistic spectrum.

If you have watched any television recently then you are likely to have seen someone with autism. Older films like "Rain Man", modern drama series like "The Good Doctor" or lifestyle programmes like "The Autistic Gardener", all have central characters with autism. Some big name celebrities, like Chris Packham and Susan Boyle, have publicly shared they have a diagnosis of autism.

This course covers the following:
  • What is autism?
  • Different names for autism
  • Autism diagnosis
  • Signs of autism in adults
  • Signs of autism in children
  • Conditions related to autism
  • What causes autism?
  • Communicating with people with autism
  • Getting help and useful resources
This Autism Awareness online course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about autism.
This course will take 30 minutes to complete.

You can access this Health and Social Care online course as part of the Unlimited Care Package, which includes 130+ courses and certificates, on the Click eLearning platform. Starting from just £3, access unlimited learning in one simple subscription.

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Autism Awareness eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Autism Awareness course

By the end of the training, you will:

  • Understand what the autistic spectrum is
  • Understand what causes autism and how autism is diagnosed
  • Identify the signs of autism in adults and children
  • Identify the skills needed to support someone on the autistic spectrum
  • Know about different conditions linked to autism

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Just appreciating on what I learnt from this course, it was well detailed and exciting as I was going through every topic, I managed to gain or acquire knowledge from what I was being taught during the course. Much appreciated.

As a leading eLearning platform provider, Grey Matter Learning recognises the importance of accessibility in learning. We are proud to have integrated Recite, an innovative tool that enables learners to access eLearning content more easily, regardless of their abilities. With Recite, learners can benefit from text-to-speech in over 65 languages, colour contrast adjustments, and translation of over 100 languages, to enhance their learning experience.

These tools can help to make learning more inclusive and accessible for learners with visual or hearing impairments, as well as those who speak different languages. By incorporating Recite into our website and Click eLearning platform, we are able to provide our carers with a comprehensive and accessible training solution that helps to promote learning outcomes for all learners.