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About

Discover the best practices in autism education and learn how to create an inclusive curriculum for autistic children. Good Practice in Autism Education is offered at FutureLearn.

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Overview

The course will begin by exploring your understanding of autism, including the signs, symptoms, diagnosis, and potential causes. You’ll explore how special educational needs and disabilities can affect a child’s ability to learn.

Inclusivity in the classroom is extremely important, so you’ll explore how to develop an inclusive curriculum for autistic students.

You’ll also learn about the 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.

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

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 1 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 1 months.
  • Basic access: free
  • Unlimited: $15.83/mon

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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Good Practice in Autism Education
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