Understanding Autism NCFE Level 2

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Understanding Autism NCFE Level 2:

Autism is a spectrum condition that affects how a person communicates with others and how they interpret the world around them. There are around 700,000 people in the UK with autism – more than 1 in every 100. Having a clear understanding of the misconceptions, diagnoses and support surrounding autism are just some of the essential skills needed when working in mental health. On this course you will learn about these units: Unit 1 - Introduction to Autism • Unit 2 - Using a Person-Centred Approach to Support Individuals with Autism • Unit 3 - Communication and Social Interaction in Individuals with Autism • Unit 4 - Sensory Processing, Perception and Cognition in Individuals with Autism • Unit 5 - Supporting Positive Behaviour in Individuals with Autism • Unit 6 - Supporting Individuals with Autism to Live Healthy and Fulfilled Lives.

Additional entry requirements

Students should have Lived in the EU for three years and aged 19+. You will need to be confident with written English in order to meet the required standards.

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Nationally recognised qualification

Study Hours:

Variable - to suit the learner


Beginner IntermediateAdvanced

Virtual help:

No attendance for this course

Course type:

This is a distance learning course

Total time for completion:

8 weeks

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