Learn about Autism Communication at your own pace with this easy-to-access online workshop developed to help you shape and deliver a visual intervention strategy that facilitates positive educational outcomes.
About this course
An engaging course to support your visual intervention strategies.
With the prevalence of autism being notably higher in Deaf students compared to hearing students, this course is available to widen your understanding of the connection between Autism and hearing loss.
What does this course cover?
- What is Autism?
- Understanding visual learning, a key intervention when teaching Deaf learners.
- Communication strategies.
What outcomes can you expect from this course?
Completing this course will help you to:
- Improve your knowledge of Autism and the 4 areas of diversity: Communication, Social and Emotional Understanding, Sensory Differences and Flexible Thinking.
- Develop a deeper understanding of the Autistic spectrum disorders which often affect Deaf learners.
- Gain an understanding of visual learning, a key intervention when teaching Deaf learners.
- Develop strategies to communicate with Autistic learners.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for education professionals and support staff in primary and secondary.
Who will you learn with?
Andrew Whitehouse MSpEd, CPSE, (PGCert) BAHons QTS, People First Education.
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