Do you want to learn about autism?
Perhaps you want to understand an autistic individual better?
Maybe you’re looking for practical ways that you can help and support?
Autism can be very complex to understand.
Each individual is very different and has their own abilities, strengths and needs.
It can therefore, feel very overwhelming when we try to work out the best ways to support an autistic individual.
By understanding how an autistic individual may experience communication, thought processing and the sensory input around them, you will be in an informed position to identify helpful methods of support and with confidence.
How will this course benefit me?
Gain an insight into autism and the key areas of need
Explore neurodiversity, the autism spectrum and what it means to be autistic.
Learn practical strategies that you can do to help
Understand what you can do to support autistic individuals in the key areas of communication, thinking and sensory processing.
Feel confident in identifying barriers that may impact autistic individuals
Provide helpful support to autistic individuals by identifying and removing barriers.
Ready to learn more?!
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Complete the course at a time convenient for you. Our flexible, on-demand courses allow you to log in and complete the content as you go, plus you can revisit the content if needed!
Each course is broken down into short modules, allowing you to easily follow the content. The modules are full of invaluable, to-the-point information and resources.
With a vast wealth of knowledge and experience, each video is filled with practical advice that you can implement, immediately.
Each course comes with downloadable resources including visual supports, slides, reflection tasks and other helpful resources. These will help support your learning and practice.
Ongoing support is offered through our comment boxes on each video module.
Our courses can be completed on whatever your preferred device is, either via your browser or the Teachable app.
What Our Course Participant's Have To Say...
"This is a wonderful introduction and overview of the challenges autistic students face in a school setting. I'd definitely recommend it to anyone working with autistic children, or is a parent of an autistic child."
"Fantastic for staff working with children with SEN. I am on the full 8-in-1 courses and after just completing this first course, I have already recommended it to my school as CPD for all new staff as it gives a very broad and balanced overview of the knowledge needed to support autistic learners."
"Very Informative and interesting course, I wish every one understood this!"
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Hi, I’m Steph Reed, Your Teacher!
Over the past 15 years, I have taught many autistic children, with a wide variety of abilities and complex needs.
I am now an autism specialist teacher and consultant, helping schools and services ensure high quality autism provision and practice.
I have tailored these online courses with accessible and bitesize videos and resources, to give you background knowledge as well as the practical skills in how to do different strategies, to ensure impact on learning.
For more information about the work I do, please visit www.autismspectrumteacher.com
- Downloadable resources (including slides, reflection task, profiles, sensory needs guide and further reading)
- Introduction (1:30)
- What is neurodiversity? (4:39)
- What is autism and the 'autism spectrum'? (2:44)
- What is the diagnostic criteria? (3:37)
- What are autism profiles such as Asperger Syndrome and PDA? (2:19)
- How does autism present in boys and girls? (4:52)
- Autism and social communication (15:14)
- Autism and sensory processing (8:39)
- Autism, thinking and understanding (10:53)
- Reflection task (1:11)
- How can you support social communication? (11:46)
- How can you support sensory processing? (6:19)
- How can you support thinking and understanding? (10:16)
- Learning and feedback (0:26)
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is this course for?
Anyone wanting to learn more about autism and how they can help and support! You may be a teacher, parent, carer, educational professional, service provider or headteacher looking for training for your staff.
This course is very informative for people new to supporting autistic individuals, as well as a great reminder of helpful strategies and practice for those who are familiar with autism.
How will the course be taught?
The course is taught through a series of videos, reflection tasks and downloadable resources. You will create a login and password to access the content at a time convenient to you and you can complete the course at your own pace.
How long will it take to complete the course?
Approximately 90 minutes.
How long will I be able to access the content?
You can access the content whenever you want!
Can I use the course videos and materials for training groups such as during an INSET day or staff meeting?
Yes! You can purchase a group training licence to share the content, which also comes with certificates. Please email [email protected] for more information.
What if I need support?
We are available to offer you support at any time during the course, just an email or phone call away!
Is there a money-back guarantee or refund option?
The courses are designed to give you valuable information and skills however, if you are not satisfied with the course and let us know within 30 days of purchasing, you will receive a full refund.