Introduction to Autism
This module contains information about the characteristics of autism, including social communication, repetitive behaviors, thinking and learning, and how to support learners.
What Will I Learn?
The AFIRM model guides the learner through:
- Characteristics of autism, including social communication, repetitive behaviors, thinking and learning
- How to support autistic learners
- Activity based scenarios that promote real-world application.
The Introduction to Autism module will take approximately 2 to 3 hours to complete.
Steinbrenner, J., Sam, A., Chin, J., Morgan, W., & AFIRM for Paras Team. (2019). Introduction to ASD. FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina. Retrieved from https://afirm.fpg.unc.edu/introduction-asd