Understanding Autism (Level 3)

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

Level 3 Understanding Autism


This course is designed for learners who want to increase their knowledge and
understanding of autism and associated conditions in more depth and builds
naturally on the knowledge gained in the Level 2 course, looking at how to adopt a positive approach to supporting people with autism.


The course also includes:
• The current legislative framework
• How theories have developed over time and the historical context
• The range of therapeutic interventions and support available
• The diagnosis of autism and the advantages and disadvantages of diagnosis for the family
• How to support and manage transitions
• How to develop an understanding of how individuals with autism may be vulnerable and roles and responsibilities from a safeguarding perspective
• The range of characteristics that may occur on the autism spectrum
• Understand behaviour in the context of autism