Autism Demystification Online Course

Supporting social inclusion for neurodiverse students and their classmates.

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Autism Demystification Course Information

Course Overview

The Autism Demystification® Online Course is a train the trainer, self-directed, interactive online course that includes six learning modules. The course walks learners through the implementation of our Autism Demystification® Puppet Program with the children they support.  Upon completion of the course, learners may download the curriculum including the implementation manual, colouring storybook, video of the puppet play, and other support materials. This course takes approximately 4 to 6 hours to complete.

Learning Objectives

Overall Learning Objectives 

  1. Build insight and empathy towards individuals with autism
  2. Identify the key elements for successful program delivery
  3. Apply the Autism Demystification Puppet Program packaged curriculum with children ages 3 through 10

Specific Learning Objectives

  • Identify key phrases in the Society’s mission statement
  • Distinguish keys values of the Society
  • Describe the programs offered by the Society
  • Identify the philosophy of the Society
  • Recognize the guiding principle of the model
  • List the key conceptual learning goals of the model
  • Identify the teaching steps in the model
  • List the prosocial communication strategies as part of the model
  • Identify the steps in social movement as part of the model
  • Recognize the sensory, communication and regulatory needs of the individual with autism
  • List four techniques for enhancing communication
  • Identify the connection between conventional and unconventional behavioural and communication strategies
  • Recognize your own regulatory needs and how they relate to individuals with autism
  • Recognize the importance of affinities in supporting individuals with autism
  • Apply our 4-step teaching model to demystify the sensory communication and regulatory needs of individuals with autism
  • Apply the six multimodal learning opportunities of the Friend 2 Friend Puppet Program with children ages 3 to 10

Registration Information

Online Course Fees $100

Learning Programs

 The Society provides a variety of seminars, conferences, professional development, and online courses. All learning opportunities focus on supporting social inclusion, peer play and friendships between children with autism and their peers.

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