An Introduction to Autism - All You Need to Know!
What you'll learn
- Students will learn all about autism, from what its potential causes, how it is classified to how to manage common autistic traits and issues.
- No prior training or knowledge needed.
- It is recommended that students complete the free “Autism for all course”.
Autism is a condition which affects almost everyone in some way, whether you have a family member, a child, a friend, a colleague, a student or are have autism yourself. Autism is a hidden condition and therefore it requires some understanding, and in this course, you will learn all you need to understand autism.
This course covers a wide range of topics from the history of autism to autism in daily life. The course is split into over 10 sections which all have tones of videos and resources to help you understand each key concept.
I hope by the end of this course you will be able to approach autism with understanding.
About the author:
Timothy Sproule has been working with autistic children and adults for 13 years using martial arts to help with their development. He was a befriender for the NAS (national autistic society) and member of his local committee between 2009-2019 and is now an ambassador for the European branch of Fighting for Autism.
Tim has also authored two books on autism in a series called the “ASC about” series. The books are “Autism and the church” and “Teaching martial arts to kids with autism.
Timothy was diagnosed with asperges syndrome at 7 years old and understands the struggles and stigma faced by autistic people as well as their skills, abilities and potential.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone impacted by autism (family, friends, colleagues etc.) and anyone interested in the condition.
For thirteen years I have been helping autistic children and adults to develop their social abilities, build confidence and to learn life skills – primarily through martial arts. I was also a committee member of our local autism charity and am now an ambassador for Fighting for Autism.
Using my experience, I have been teaching autism awareness courses to parents, teachers and professionals for the past three years. I am excited to do the same on Udemy!