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Teacher and Pupil

Autism Awareness for Teachers


Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that impacts a person's ability to interact socially. The number of children diagnosed with Autism has shockingly increased in recent years. Thus, teachers are bound to have children in their classes who are on the spectrum.

This Autism Awareness for Teachers course is designed to assist you in effectively supporting students with autism spectrum disorders in your classroom. It will teach you about autistic children's typical behaviors and difficulties, as well as how to design a learning environment that meets their unique challenges and requirements. You'll know how to encourage them to reach their full potential.


Course Information

Course Information

Course Outline

Session 1 – Induction:

Introduction to the course outline and requirements.


Session 2:

  • Inside the amazing brain

  • What is Autism?

  • What does Autism look like?


Session 3:

  • Autism spectrum

  • Deficits in Social Communication and Social Interaction

  • Restricted, Repetitive Behavior, Interest or Activities

  • How ASD is diagnosed


Session 4:

  • Boys Vs Girls on the Spectrum

  • The steps to help your ASD students

  • Areas that are challenged by ASD ( Part 1)


Session 5:

  • Areas that are challenged by ASD ( Part 2)


Session 6:

  • Areas that are challenged by ASD ( Part 3)


Session 7:

  • The Therapies used with ASD

  • Working with Families


This is a short course with a duration of 15 hours.

Mode of Study

This courses is available through our Virtual Campus.



This course is for both novice and experienced teachers, beginning special education teachers, shadow teachers, teacher assistants, and supporting staff in schools.


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Notting Hill College

We are an accredited British institution that aims to provide a quality learning experience and opportunities to grow.

Receive a diploma from an accredited British institution meaning your achievements will be recognised globally.

Choose a mode of study that best suits your needs and learning style.

Choose your own flexible learning schedule.

Keep up to date with the latest trends in educational psychology.

Save money with affordable payment plans.

Learn from expert teachers.

Access hours of additional resources to facilitate your learning process.

Access recordings of your live virtual sessions so you never miss a lesson.

Have a continuous authentication of your certificates with the Lifetime Verification Service.

Enjoy excellent support and communication services.

Join a network of thousands of global Notting Hill College graduates who have qualified from one of our courses.

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