This course is for all professionals working in education, whether in the classroom, in management, marketing or administration, who want to better understand the challenges of teaching students with autism. By following this course, you will develop an understanding of the challenges of teaching students with autism, and other special needs arising from Asperger’s syndrome. Key topics will be addressed, including characteristics and diagnostic criteria, a structured approach to teaching, working with families, assessment, language and communication, autism spectrum conditions, understanding the causes of challenging behaviours, behavior management, with the aim of developing a range of best practices.
By following this course, you will develop an understanding of the challenges of teaching adults with dyslexia. You will learn how to recognise the traits of dyslexia, break down any misunderstandings about the condition, manage learning styles, create trust with learners, recognise different types of discriminatory or exclusive behaviour and become familiar with areas of EU law concerning dyslexia.