Good Practice in Autism Education
University of Bath
  • Start Date: 24 Sep, 2018
  • 4 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Autism is a highly varied condition and can be associated with exceptional academic ability through to intellectual disability.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Introduction

Introduction Video

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

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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.


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.


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

University of Bath

The University of Bath is one of the UK’s leading universities, ranked in the top ten of all national league tables.

The University of Bath’s mission is to deliver world class research and teaching, educating its graduates to become future leaders and innovators, and benefiting the wider population through its research, enterprise and influence.

University of Bath courses are innovative and interdisciplinary and have an outstanding record of graduate employment.

 

This institution is available on eLearnAfrica through partnership with FutureLearn.

You may be able to download course materials after enrolling in this course. If not, all of the necessary course materials provided by the course instructor will be available on the provider's course page.
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