Attention and Autism
Develop your insight and skills to better understand how attention works in autistic people with this online teaching course from the University of Birmingham.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for teaching staff as well as anyone working with individuals with autism.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Investigate key areas of difficulties for autistic people and the uniqueness of each individual
Explore the different attention functions
Develop your understanding of why attention is a key factor in learning
Identify the unique ways attention is presented in autistic people
Explore how attention can be taught
Reflect on the main reasons technology can be an effective tool to teach autistic individuals