Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD - Education

ATU - Sligo St. Angela's

Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD - Education

Module Content and Structure

The aim of the modules is to provide substantial theoretical and practical continuing professional development for those interested in and/or working with learners with special educational needs. These standalone on-line blended learning modules involve e-tivities, discussion boards and face-to-face workshops. All on-line modules have a weighting of 15 ECTS. Modules are offered regularly over the academic year. All modules are completed within one semester (i.e. 12 weeks).

Completion of two modules from the suite of on-line blended learning modules (30 ECTS) = Postgraduate Certificate.

Completion of four modules from the suite of on-line blended learning modules (60 ECTS) = Postgraduate Diploma

Subjects taught

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Module Description
This module aims to develop knowledge, skills and understanding in relation to effective teaching and management of learners with Autism. It will explore the theories that consolidate the implementation of a learner-centred philosophy. Participants will be introduced to a range of evidence-based skills that enables them to implement a learner-centred approach, given that there is no definitive evidence to support one particular intervention for all learners with Autism

Entry requirements

Level 8 Undergraduate Degree or equivalent. For students without the relevant academic qualification but with relevant previous experience, recognition for prior learning can be awarded

Application dates

Application form online


One Semester

Post Course Info

Participants may progress to Masters level on successful completion of three modules from those listed below which must include the online blended learning module on Educational Research Methods.

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  • Qualifications

    Certificate of Attendance

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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