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About

Autism is a highly varied condition and can be associated with exceptional academic ability through to intellectual disability. Good Practice in Autism Education is offered at FutureLearn.

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Overview

Currently there are many modalities of schooling for students with autism, including general special schools, autism-specific special schools, autism units within mainstream schools and being in a mainstream classroom.

But what are the benefits and challenges of these different types of education? What are the implications for inclusion? What constitutes good practice within autism education? These questions are addressed in this course and are crucial for enabling children on the autism spectrum to be educated to their greatest potential.

By the end of Good Practice in Autism Education offered at FutureLearn , you‘ll be able to...

  • Identify the educational requirements of children on the autism spectrum with and without intellectual (learning) difficulties
  • Explain the concept of inclusion to promote inclusive culture, policies and practices within mainstream schools
  • Reflect on what constitutes good practice for autism within educational settings
  • Compare specific examples of good practice in autism education

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?
  • Understanding autism and intellectual disabilities
  • Developing an inclusive curriculum
  • Good practice in autism education
  • Sharing good practice

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

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Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The primary target audience are those who work with autistic children in schools, such as teachers and teaching assistants. However all practitioners can benefit (eg speech and language therapists). 
  • The target age range is compulsory education (4-18 years). The course will also be of benefit to interested parents of autistic children, as well as the autistic community themselves.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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