Course modules & Resources
Welcome & Introduction
Welcome and introduction
Who is this course intended for?
Accessing course materials
About the author
A note on terminology
What is Level 1 Autism?
What is life like for someone with Level 1 Autism?
From linear model to pie chart model
Is my Client Autistic?
Signs that may indicate autism
How to direct a potentially autistic client
Adult Autistic People's Therapeutic Needs
Mental health issues
Making sense of the past
Limitations of Therapeutic Modalities
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Communicating Effectively With Autistic Clients
Session structure and context
Metaphors and literal language
Issues with verbal communication
Misunderstanding vagueness and the "big picture"
Misreading the therapist's cues
Misreading the client's cues
Client cognitive flexibility and communication
Asking for assistance
Sustaining conversation & pacing sessions
Practical Therapeutic Needs
Identifying skills and abilities
Adapting goals and solutions
ATAA Case studies
For an introductory period, access the course for £79 - usual price £299. Just use the coupon code ATAA during the checkout process!
You'll have access to an extensive range of resources specifically designed for the needs of clients with Level 1 Autism. From intake forms, to emotions wheels for autistic clients, to educational handouts, you'll have everything you need to start working effectively with your autistic clients. Once qualified at an ATAA® Practitioner, you can use the ATAA® logo on your website and promotional materials.