Asperger Syndrome


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This course, aimed at anyone supporting individuals with Asperger syndrome, looks at how having the syndrome will affect the individual. It introduces the learner to the areas that a person with Asperger syndrome might struggle with, and provides resources to help understand how they interact with and interpret the world around them.

Learning outcomes:

  • Learner will learn about the ‘triad of impairments’ that cover the three main areas an individual with the syndrome may struggle with
  • Learner will understand how Asperger syndrome affects individuals from all nationalities, religions, cultures, and social backgrounds
  • Learner will understand the importance of being aware of the different ways that an individual will interact with and interpret the world around them

Advantages of this course:

  • This course offers invaluable insight for anyone working with those who have Asperger syndrome. As the syndrome is a hidden disability, and is often slow to be diagnosed, knowing how to it impacts on an individual is invaluable knowledge
  • Books and website are utilised to explain some of the challenges facing a person with Asperger syndrome, while videos are linked to explain the syndrome from the point of view of those with the syndrome
  • Additional activities encourage the learner to reflect on the learning
  • There is also suggested extra reading that gives both practical information and links to websites to expand knowledge

This course is endorsed by Cache.