An Online Course to Transform How You Teach Children on the Autism Spectrum

Lesson 1 - DSM-5, 7 Parts of Criteria for Diagnosis, Girls & Women with ASD

  • What is ASD
  • DSM-5
  • The 7 Parts of Criteria for Diagnosis
  • Girls & Women with ASD

Lesson 2 - Cognitive Abilities, Way of Learning, Reading Challenges, Mathematics, One Track Mind, Fear of Mistakes, Problem Solving

  • Cognitive Abilities: A different way of thinking and learning
  • A different way of Learning
  • Visualizers
  • Processing Time
  • Understanding Reading Problems with ASD
  • Mathematics
  • One Track Mind
  • Fear of Making Mistakes
  • Problem Solving & Frustrations

Lesson 3 - Central Coherence, Abilities, Challenging Behaviour, Social Meaning, Classrooms, Sensory and Communications

  • Weak Central Coherence
  • Effect on Areas of Ability and Behaviour
  • Ability to Attribute Social Meaning
  • ASD Friendly Classroom
  • Sensory Sensitivity
  • Suggestions to Reduce Auditory Sensitivity
  • Tactile Defensiveness
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Behaviour as Communication

Lesson 4 - Anxiety, The Amygdala, Anxiety (triggers and coping), Affective Education, Emotional Toolbox, CBT, Medication, Affection

  • Anxiety
  • Understanding the Amygdala
  • Triggers for Anxiety
  • Coping with Anxiety
  • Affective Education
  • Emotional Toolbox
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and its role in providing greater strategies to manage emotions and behaviour
  • The Emotional Tool Box, what it is and how to use
  • Medication
  • Exploring Affection

Lesson 5 - Friendship (stages by age groups, gender), Social Skills, Special Interests (Origins, Function and Positive Strategies)

  • Friendship
  • Stages of Friendship
  • Ages 3-6
  • Using Social Stories
  • Social Curriculum
  • Friendships Ages 6 – 9
  • Friendships for Girls ASD
  • Special Interests: Origins and constructive strategies
  • Functions of Special Interests

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Dr Tony Attwood


Dr. Tony Attwood has an Honours degree in Psychology from the University of Hull, Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Surrey and a PhD from the University of London. Tony has over thirty years of experience with individuals with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD).

Best Selling Author: sold over 400,000 of his book Asperger’s Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals, and it has been translated into twenty languages.

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