Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD - Education - Sligo St. Angela's
The Autism module aims to develop knowledge, skills and understanding in relation to effective teaching of learners with Autism and the theories that consolidate the implementation of a learner-centred philosophy which employs a combined-skills approach to meeting the needs of learners with Autism.
As well as Autism, the Centre for Special Educational Needs, Inclusion and Diversity at St. Angela’s College, Sligo has developed an suite of additional modules at postgraduate level in the following specific interest areas:
- Behaviours that Challenge
- Educational Research Methods
- General Learning Disabilities
- Inclusion for Learning
- Specific Learning Difficulties 1 - Communication, Speech and Language Difficulties and Dyslexia
- Specific Learning Difficulties 2 - Dyscalculia, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Dyspraxia/Developmental Coordination Disorder
Completion of two modules from the above suite of modules (30 ECTS) = Postgraduate Certificate
Completion of four modules from the above suite of modules (60 ECTS) = Postgraduate Diploma
Participants may progress to Masters level on successful completion (an honours standard) of three modules from those listed above which must include the on-line blended learning module on Educational Research Methods.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
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
Level 8 Undergraduate degree or equivalent.
Closing Date: 8th December 2023.
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.