Many Faces of Autism Course

Many Faces of Autism
An Introduction to Characteristics and Simple Strategies

This introductory module presents information about unique characteristics of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including social-communication, restricted interests and patterns of behavior, sensory, cognition and information processing, and emotional regulation. Five simple strategies are introduced that may be used anytime, anywhere with young children, students, and adults with ASD.

Learning Objectives:

  • Provide an understanding of the spectrum of skills that characterize autism spectrum disorder, or ASD.
  • Dispel common misconceptions about ASD.
  • Provide simple strategies that may be helpful for individuals with ASD.

Estimated Time to Complete Module: 90 minutes