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Welcome to SASI's Autism e-learning course!

In this course you will learn about what autism is and how to recognise the characteristics of Autism What is Autism. Learn how co-existing conditions or comorbidities (mental health, AOD, ADHD,OCD, epilepsy, auditory processing challenges). How individuals with an ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) may encounter services/how autism may be present in your setting. Duty of care vs dignity of risk. Practical tips and strategies - supporting your practice as well as supporting others.

The course contains learning on:

  • What is Autism
  • Recognising the characteristics of Autism
  • Co-existing conditions or comorbidities (mental health, AOD, ADHD,OCD, epilepsy, auditory processing challenges)
  • How individuals with an ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) may encounter services/how autism may be present in your setting
  • Practical tips and strategies - supporting your practice as well as supporting others, SASIs tips for a better engagement and outcome

Benefits of the training to you:

  • Increased awareness of autism
  • Learning how autism impacts on your day-to-day interactions
  • Recognising the difference between a meltdown, shutdown and a tantrum, and what to do (or not do)
  • A host of simple tips, tools, strategies and actions that will make the communication and interaction process much easier for you and the person
  • Knowledge that you can build on or use immediately
  • An opportunity to use a alternative 'lens' of viewing a situation to help you to respond in a different way

There are several short assessments and the course should take you about 1.5 - 2 hours to complete. A certificate is available for downloading at the completion of the course.

Please note that you will be able to commence the course once payment has been received and you are manually entered onto the e-learning system. You will receive a notification email.

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