Certificate of Achievement

Krish Varsani

has completed the following course:

Understanding Autism

The University of Kent

This online course explored autism, including diagnosis, the autistic spectrum, and life with autism. The course was presented in the context of addressing the 'big question': does autism exist?

4 weeks, 3 hours per week

Educators

Dr Jill Bradshaw

Lead Educator, and Lecturer in Learning Disability

The University of Kent

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Transcript

Learning outcomes

  • Explain what autism is, and evaluate whether it really exists
  • Identify social communication skills and explain what happens if they do not develop as expected
  • Summarise knowledge of sensory and repetitive behaviours, and whether such behaviours are advantages or disadvantages
  • Explain why many people on the autism spectrum have co-occurring conditions
  • Identify the origins of strengths and difficulties experienced by people on the autism spectrum
  • Explore and discuss lived experiences of people on the autism spectrum

Syllabus

  • What is autism… and does it exist?
  • Social communication skills
  • Sensory sensitivities and repetitive behaviours
  • Co-occurring conditions
  • Strengths and difficulties of people on the autism spectrum
  • Lived experiences of people on the autism spectrum

Issued on 13th February 2018

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This learner has not verified their identity. The certificate and transcript do not imply the award of credit or the conferment of a qualification from The University of Kent.

Free online course:

Understanding Autism

The University of Kent