What is Autism

This free online course is suitable for everyone who potentially interacts or engages with Autistic people and communities.

The course  provides an introduction and overview of autism and how to be an autism positive person.

After completing this short course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what autism is, and the diversity of the experience of autism
  • Understand the social model of disability and learn the importance of strengths-based language
  • Understand what it means to experience the world as an Autistic person and appreciate the diversity and uniqueness of the Autistic community
  • Identify practical ways to be an autism positive person

The course is a foundational awareness building experience and takes approximately one hour to complete all sections.

The online course is a self-paced program containing written, audio and video content and can be completed from all devices in one sitting.

For more information on each section simply hover over each heading.

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