An Overview of Autism

An Overview of Autism

An Overview of Autism is a comprehensive course designed for caregivers aiming to understand the basics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by challenges in social interaction, communication, and repetitive or restricted behaviors, interests, or activities. This course will provide an introduction to autism, its symptoms, diagnosis, and the various intervention options available. As a caregiver, this knowledge will help you develop strategies to better support individuals with autism and improve their overall quality of life.

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  • Lessons: 7
  • Number of tests: 3
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 265
What you will learn
  • Recognize the early signs and symptoms of autism
  • Understand the diagnostic process for ASD
  • Explore the different types of ASD interventions
  • Learn about managing challenging behaviors
  • Understand the importance of individualized support
  • Gain insights into communication strategies for individuals with autism
  • Learn about resources and support systems available for caregivers


    • Introduction to Autism Spectrum DisorderIntroduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • 6 mins
    • Early Signs and Symptoms of AutismEarly Signs and Symptoms of Autism
    • 4 mins
    • The Diagnostic Process for AutismThe Diagnostic Process for Autism
    • 6 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Types of Autism InterventionsTypes of Autism Interventions
    • 6 mins
    • Managing Challenging BehaviorsManaging Challenging Behaviors
    • 6 mins
    • Individualized Support for People with AutismIndividualized Support for People with Autism
    • 8 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Communication Strategies for Individuals with AutismCommunication Strategies for Individuals with Autism
    • 6 mins
    • Exam- An Overview of Autism Exam- An Overview of Autism
    • 15 mins

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