Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Ord)

Applied Approaches to Childhood Autism

2 Year  /    Level 7  /    Part-time

Is this course for me?

This course is sepcifically aimed at Special Needs Assistants (SNA's), teachers and parents who have an interest in gaining practical and applied knowledge in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

1 Understanding Autism Mandatory 5
Diagnosis, Assessment & Early Intervention Mandatory 5
Language & Social Communication Mandatory 10
Functional Behaviour & Positive Supports Mandatory 10
2 Technology to Foster Engagement Mandatory 10
Sensory Processing & Sensory Diets Mandatory 10
Independence & Life Skills Mandatory 10

Key Information

Applications are open for a Sept 2023 intake (subject to sufficient numbers)


EU Fees: €3000.00

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186306 / +353(0)74 9186308 / +353(0)74 9186310

Head of Department Dr Nigel Mc Kelvey
Email: EESS.Donegal@atu.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186404

School and Department
Faculty of Science & Health
Department of Early Education & Social Studies