À propos

In the United States alone, about 1 in 54 children is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder every year. The autism community needs more people who understand and are trained to help those on the spectrum succeed personally and professionally.

Our intensive online Autism Awareness class can be your first step to making a difference.

You will learn how to:

  • Understand the spectrum and identity where a person fits along it
  • Recognize the characteristics of autism, including how to identify signs of autism in infants through adults
  • Create a plan for managing behavioral, functional and educational hurdles
  • Prepare strategies to create a positive environment in the classroom and community

Conditions requises

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Leçons

Module 1: Understanding The Spectrum

  • What is autism?
  • Myths
  • Analyzing the spectrum
  • Learning disabilities
  • Social and emotional development

Module 2: The Autistic Environment

  • The new model of autism
  • Autism spectrum disorders rising
  • Toxic body burden
  • The government’s role

Module 3: What Causes Autism?

  • Is autism caused by nature or nurture?
  • Identifying early signs of autism
  • Identifying autism in adults
  • How does autism affect genders differently?

Module 4: Autistic Behavior

  • How autistic behavior can be challenging
  • Child behavior and how to identify autism
  • Theory of Mind
  • Addressing child behavior

Module 5: Conducting A Functional Autism Assessment

  • FBA
  • Methods
  • Descriptive vs. experimental
  • Cautions needed before performing an FBA
  • Analyzing the data

Module 6: Autism In The Classroom

  • Inclusion and proper placement
  • Accommodations
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Individualized educational plans
  • Monitoring success

Module 7: Creating A Positive Support Plan

  • Event strategies
  • Antecedent strategies
  • Behavior teaching strategies
  • Consequence strategies
  • Prevention
  • Redirection
  • Reinforcement and punishment
  • Extinction
  • Safety

Module 8: Aging And Long-term Care

  • Aging out crisis
  • Functioning in society as an adult
  • Support systems
  • Consultations and legal documents
  • Housing options
  • Emergency preparedness

Module 9: Medication

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Behavioral problems
  • Seizures
  • Inattention and hyperactivity

Module 10: Community Living And Supports

  • Family support
  • Physical home modifications
  • Early intervention programs
  • In-home and out-of-home care
  • After-school programs
  • Behavioral therapy 

Carrière

Who is this course for?

  • Everyone with a loved one, friend or colleague on the spectrum 
  • All educators and school staff who want to build an inclusive learning environment 
  • Anyone who wishes to become an advocate for the autistic community, no matter what field they are in

Opportunités de carrière

  • Assist children on the spectrum at school, daycare or during extracurricular activities
  • Continue working with the autistic community by going on to become a social worker, therapist or counselor
  • Start pursuing a career as a special needs teacher

Certification

Vous devrez suivre chaque leçon dans son intégralité et répondre aux examens à la fin de chaque module de cours. Si votre taux de réussite dépasse 55 % à chaque examen, vous pourrez obtenir un certificat de réussite ou d'autres options d'accréditation pour reconnaître votre réussite.

Tous les cours sont accrédités par l'International Council for Online Educational Standards et par l'Association Internationale des Collèges Privés de Carrière (www.iapcc.org). Lorsqu'ils terminent un cours avec succès, les étudiants peuvent choisir d'acheter un certificat ICOES qui reconnaît leur réussite, auprès de cette institution tierce.

La plupart de nos cours vous permettront d'obtenir des crédits dans le cadre de la formation continue (CE) ou du développement professionnel continu (CPD). Les points CE/CPD sont acceptés et reconnus par les organismes professionnels membres et les institutions académiques à travers les États-Unis et au niveau international.

Creator

IOA Original

This course is an exclusive offering from the International Open Academy (IOA). IOA Originals are thoughtfully crafted and developed either in-house by IOA or with complete ownership of production and distribution rights.

Our team of experts has worked diligently to create, write, and produce this course, ensuring it provides learners with a distinctive opportunity to access premium content on a wide range of diverse topics.

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Autism Awareness

19944 étudiants. Accrédité par ICOES. Certifié par IAPCC et CPD.

19944 étudiants. 
Accrédité par ICOES.
Certifié par IAPCC et CPD.

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    À propos

    In the United States alone, about 1 in 54 children is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder every year. The autism community needs more people who understand and are trained to help those on the spectrum succeed personally and professionally.

    Our intensive online Autism Awareness class can be your first step to making a difference.

    You will learn how to:

    • Understand the spectrum and identity where a person fits along it
    • Recognize the characteristics of autism, including how to identify signs of autism in infants through adults
    • Create a plan for managing behavioral, functional and educational hurdles
    • Prepare strategies to create a positive environment in the classroom and community

    Conditions requises

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Leçons

    Module 1: Understanding The Spectrum

    • What is autism?
    • Myths
    • Analyzing the spectrum
    • Learning disabilities
    • Social and emotional development

    Module 2: The Autistic Environment

    • The new model of autism
    • Autism spectrum disorders rising
    • Toxic body burden
    • The government’s role

    Module 3: What Causes Autism?

    • Is autism caused by nature or nurture?
    • Identifying early signs of autism
    • Identifying autism in adults
    • How does autism affect genders differently?

    Module 4: Autistic Behavior

    • How autistic behavior can be challenging
    • Child behavior and how to identify autism
    • Theory of Mind
    • Addressing child behavior

    Module 5: Conducting A Functional Autism Assessment

    • FBA
    • Methods
    • Descriptive vs. experimental
    • Cautions needed before performing an FBA
    • Analyzing the data

    Module 6: Autism In The Classroom

    • Inclusion and proper placement
    • Accommodations
    • Differentiated instruction
    • Individualized educational plans
    • Monitoring success

    Module 7: Creating A Positive Support Plan

    • Event strategies
    • Antecedent strategies
    • Behavior teaching strategies
    • Consequence strategies
    • Prevention
    • Redirection
    • Reinforcement and punishment
    • Extinction
    • Safety

    Module 8: Aging And Long-term Care

    • Aging out crisis
    • Functioning in society as an adult
    • Support systems
    • Consultations and legal documents
    • Housing options
    • Emergency preparedness

    Module 9: Medication

    • Anxiety and depression
    • Behavioral problems
    • Seizures
    • Inattention and hyperactivity

    Module 10: Community Living And Supports

    • Family support
    • Physical home modifications
    • Early intervention programs
    • In-home and out-of-home care
    • After-school programs
    • Behavioral therapy 

    Carrière

    Who is this course for?

    • Everyone with a loved one, friend or colleague on the spectrum 
    • All educators and school staff who want to build an inclusive learning environment 
    • Anyone who wishes to become an advocate for the autistic community, no matter what field they are in

    Opportunités de carrière

    • Assist children on the spectrum at school, daycare or during extracurricular activities
    • Continue working with the autistic community by going on to become a social worker, therapist or counselor
    • Start pursuing a career as a special needs teacher

    Creator

    IOA Original

    Expertise:

    This course is an exclusive offering from the International Open Academy (IOA). IOA Originals are thoughtfully crafted and developed either in-house by IOA or with complete ownership of production and distribution rights.

    Our team of experts has worked diligently to create, write, and produce this course, ensuring it provides learners with a distinctive opportunity to access premium content on a wide range of diverse topics.