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Managing ADHD, Autism, Learning Disabilities, and Concussion in School (Coursera)

Welcome to our next course in the School Health specialization: Managing ADHD, Autism, Learning Disabilities, and Concussion in School. In this course, you will about the most common developmental and behavioral disorders affecting children such as ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, learning disorders, and concussions. We will focus on how [...]

Essentials of child and adolescent psychiatry across the world (FUN)

May 2nd 2022
Essentials of child and adolescent psychiatry across the world (FUN)
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This MOOC, proposed by the IACAPAP (International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions), is intended for people who want to learn the most basic notions in child and adolescent psychiatry. The main disorders (depression, autism, attention deficit with hyperactivity disorder, etc.) are tackled, like more general [...]

Autism and Neurodiversity: Building Your Child's Strengths (edX)

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Autism and Neurodiversity: Building Your Child's Strengths (edX)
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Learn to recognise concerning behaviours, understand the diagnosis process, create a plan, build on strengths, and successfully advocate for your child. Autism and Neurodiversity: Building Your Child's Strengths has been created to assist family members and carers of young children who may be displaying early signs of autism. Much [...]

Understanding Autism (FutureLearn)

Understand more about autism, including diagnosis, the autistic spectrum and life with autism, with this online course. First identified over 70 years ago, autism is a lifelong developmental disability affecting how a person communicates with and relates to others, and how they make sense of the world. It is [...]

Oral Health Care for Autistic Children (edX)

Make a difference in the oral health care of autistic children and bring a happy smile with positive behavioural management and minimally clinical intervention. Recent studies indicate that the prevalence rate of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has risen dramatically over the past decades and a likely trend of continual [...]

Young People and Their Mental Health (FutureLearn)

What are the most common mental health problems, what can you do about them and how do you improve your mental health? Learn to recognise, prevent and deal with your mental health problems. Mental health problems often develop during the teenage period. As many as 1 out of 5 [...]

Autism Spectrum Disorder (Coursera)

Understanding the characteristics of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their implications for behavior, learning and the ability to process information is critical for anyone working or interacting with those on the spectrum -- educators, clinicians, counselors, therapists, medical staff, family and employers. This course will give you a fundamental [...]

Good Practice in Autism Education (FutureLearn)

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Good Practice in Autism Education (FutureLearn)
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Autism is a highly varied condition and can be associated with exceptional academic ability through to intellectual disability. Currently there are many modalities of schooling for students with autism, including general special schools, autism-specific special schools, autism units within mainstream schools and being in a mainstream [...]

The Science of Parenting (edX)

Move beyond the chatter and opinion surrounding parenting and learn about the scientific findings and data that can help you make sensible, informed parenting decisions. Everyone has an opinion on parenting – where babies should sleep, what they should eat, and whether parents should spank, scold, or praise. What’s [...]

SMART-ASD: Matching Autistic People with Technology Resources (FutureLearn)

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SMART-ASD: Matching Autistic People with Technology Resources (FutureLearn)
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Determining the most appropriate technological resources for children with autism and/or intellectual (learning) disabilities. Most children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) also have an Intellectual Disability (ID) – or Learning Difficulty. However, this group is hugely under-represented within research and knowledge regarding this specific group can [...]