Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) The Facts for Parents

An Introduction & Awareness To Dealing With Autism
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  • Length 1 hour
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

This course has been designed to help anyone who would like to better understand Autism and how to cope with an Autism diagnosis.

As a parent of a now 19 year old Autistic son, Randa has been through every high and low of the Autism journey.

When your child has received an Autism diagnosis, it can be a confusing, emotional and challenging time - sometimes you just don’t know where to start.

Randa has produced this particular course to primarily support parents who have children on the Autism spectrum, or suspect their child may have Autism, to help guide you through the journey.

It is an all-round awareness program that will provide valuable and critical insights to teachers, parents, peers and the public about dealing with Autism.


You will learn how to:

  • Better define Autism
  • Explain what the Autism spectrum is
  • Understand the benefits of an early autism diagnosis
  • List some of the common signs of Autism
  • Gain some idea of what it is actually like to have Autism
  • Know what to do when your child has been diagnosed with Autism
  • Know what NOT to do when your child has been diagnosed with Autism
  • Have some idea of what to say and what not to say to parents who’s child has been diagnosed with Autism
  • Explore the emotional stages that a parent may go through when their child has been diagnosed with Autism
  • Understand how to increase social inclusion for children with Autism
  • Understand the psychological well-being needs of a child with Autism

What are the requirements?

  • This course will provide you with an all-round awareness about dealing with Autism.
  • You will not require any equipment or additional resources.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Better define Autism
  • Explain what the Autism spectrum is
  • Understand the benefits of an early autism diagnosis
  • List some of the common signs of Autism
  • Gain some idea of what it is actually like to have Autism
  • Know what to do when your child has been diagnosed with Autism
  • Know what NOT to do when your child has been diagnosed with Autism
  • Have some idea of what to say and what not to say to parents who’s child has been diagnosed with Autism
  • Explore the emotional stages that a parent may go through when their child has been diagnosed with Autism
  • Understand how to increase social inclusion for children with Autism
  • Understand the psychological well-being needs of a child with Autism

What is the target audience?

  • This course has been designed to help anyone who would like to better understand Autism and how to cope with an Autism diagnosis.
  • As a parent of a now 19 year old Autistic son, Randa has been through every high and low of the Autism journey. Therefore has produced this particular course to primarily support parents who have children on the Autism spectrum.
  • However, it is an all-round awareness program that will also provide valuable and critical insights to teachers, parents, peers and the public about dealing with Autism.

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Welcome to the ASD - Facts for Parents Course
Welcome To Your Course!
Preview
00:42
Section 2: What is Autism?
What is Autism?
Preview
01:03
What is the Autism Spectrum
Preview
00:49
Autism Statistics
Preview
00:46
Section 3: Autism Diagnosis
The Benefits of Early Autism Diagnosis
Preview
00:32
Early Autism Intervention
Preview
00:16
The Common Signs of Autism
Preview
06:11
What is it Like to Have Autism?
03:49
What To Do When You Get An Autism Diagnosis
05:53
What NOT To Do When You Get An Autism Diagnosis
06:51
Section 4: What To Say and What Not To Say
What NOT To Say To The A Parent of a Child With Autism
03:10
What To Say To The Parents of a Child With Autism
01:06
Section 5: Coping With The Emotions
The Emotional Stages of A Parent When Dealing With An Autism Diagnosis
03:38
Section 6: Social Inclusion
Social Inclusion For Children With Autism
04:46
Social Inclusion for the Psychological Well-Being of a Child with Autism
03:57
Section 7: BONUS: What’s Next?
BONUS: What’s Next?
01:29
BONUS: More About The ‘MATES’ Program
04:44
BONUS: Connect With Randa
00:28

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Instructor Biography

Randa Habelrih, Author, Speaker, Autism Advocate

Randa Habelrih is an author, speaker, marketing manager, international tour director and autism advocate and advisor.

She is the author of the book “Dealing with Autism”

Randa’s 18 years of experience in raising a child with autism sparked her passion to help others understand the unique needs that parents, teachers and health care professionals have when dealing with autism. She has trained in various methodologies designed to assist children living with autism, including Doman Therapy, the Son-Rise Program and ABA. She also educates people on the psychology of the Autism Double DDIP Principle and the four stages parents of children with autism go through after receiving the diagnosis.

Following the successful launch of her book, Randa has pioneered “The School M.A.T.E.S Social Inclusion Project” and is currently introducing it into Australian schools.

In addition to this Randa now promotes the principles of Social Inclusion and its impact on company culture and employee productivity.

Randa is a sought after speaker and adviser, she sits on the governance committee for “The Eileen O’Conner School for Students with Special Needs”, the Sydney CEO’s first purpose built school for students with special needs.

Qualified in many areas, Randa holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, has lectured at University on Marketing Management and also Consumer Behaviour and is a speaker at various industry conferences. Over the years she has worked with big brand companies such as Estee Lauder, Lancôme, Ralph Lauren, Myer, David Jones, The University of NSW, Kenvale College and Harvest Pilgrimages. She has worked and travelled extensively to more than twenty-six countries including the United States of America, England, France, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Austria, Greece, India, Turkey, Israel, Egypt, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Mexico.

Randa is passionate about working with youth and has facilitated and accompanied thousands of Australia’s students and young people to World Youth Days in Rio, Sydney and Madrid, and has also facilitated voluntary mission work in Lima, Peru and Fiji.

Randa’s courses have been put together to help parents, teachers and peers to overcome and enjoy the experience of dealing with Austism.

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