Autism Awareness Health & Social Care Education

Autism Awareness

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UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) aligned & CPDUK accredited

Course description

This course provides a general introduction to the autistic spectrum. It covers person-centred approaches and communication skills. The course includes sensory processing, perception and cognition and how autism can affect these processes. A health and social care expert will deliver this course once a month as a live interactive course or you can take the course anytime as a self-paced online course.  This course covers knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of people working in the health and social care. Assessment includes multiple choice questions (MCQs).

Course length

2 hours

Course Structure

During this course, you will cover the following:

  • Introduction to autism
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Autism is a spectrum condition
  • Causes of autism
  • Diagnosis and treatment of autism
  • Diagnosis of epilepsy
  • Care and management

Course assessments

You will be assessed via:

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Entry requirements

You must be working or planning to work in health and social care