Letterkenny Campus

Diploma (Level 7)

Applied Approaches to Childhood Autism

1 year & 2 Year  /    Level 7  /    Full-time & Part-time

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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.

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Understanding Autism Mandatory 5 0
Language & Social Communication Mandatory 10 0
Interventions in Autism Mandatory 5 0
Independence & Life Skills Mandatory 10 0
2 Sensory Diet & Processing Mandatory 10 0
Challenging Behaviour Mandatory 10 0
Technology to Foster Engagements Mandatory 10 0

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186310 / +353(0)74 9186308 / +353(0)74 9186303

Head of Department Dr Louise McBride
Email: nursingandhealthstudies@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186308

School and Department
School of Business
Department of Early Education & Social Studies