This badge has been issued for participating in the activities in the free non-accredited course Understanding autism. This course supported demonstration of the following learning outcomes: outline what is meant by autism, why it is considered a spectrum, and how it affects different individuals and families;
appreciate different approaches to understanding autism, including theoretical and clinical perspectives and personal accounts;
outline key features of psychological, neurobiological and genetic explanations of autism; explain key aspects of diagnosis, intervention, education and life-span development; understand topical issues including neurodiversity perspectives, autism prevalence in women and autism in global context.
You can review this course at: http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/understanding-autism/content-section-overview?active-tab=description-tab
The badge does not represent formal credit or award from The Open University. It does demonstrate participation in informal learning activity.
Users must complete the course"Understanding autism"