By the end of this course, you will understand:
what executive function is
what it is responsible for, e.g. planning, organisation and working memory
how executive function is affected in autistic people
ways of improving executive function
This course is suitable for:
Anyone working with autistic adults or autistic children
Parents and carers
Narrated presentation: You watch, read and listen to the learning materials.
Animations: Unique, charming, sweet animations based around the central character, The Girl With The Curly Hair, and her experiences of struggling with executive function.
Visuals and infographics: No plain writing!
Questions: Answer questions to check your understanding along the way.
Notes: Print a set of summary course notes for your records.
This course was written, created and narrated by autistic author and founder of The Curly Hair Project, Alis Rowe.
Award-winning autistic author and entrepreneur.
In 2013 I created The Curly Hair Project, a social enterprise that supports people on the autism spectrum and the people around them.
I have created a large range of educational resources to teach people about autism, including books, animated films, social media, blog, webinars, songs and courses.