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Autism Identity and Awareness for Individuals

We all have a unique set of skills, strengths
and talents – let’s find yours

This 11-week online program is co-designed and facilitated by individuals on the spectrum. It offers neurodiverse participants an alternative way of viewing autism by acknowledging that despite experiencing challenges and difficulties, individuals also possess a range of strengths that can be utilised for navigating life.

The program covers a range of topics including the social model of disability and neurodiversity, the benefits of neurodiversity to employers, culture and society, fluctuating functioning and how to manage and plan for different situations. The ultimate aim is to help participants understand how autism affects them personally and thereby building their confidence and self-awareness.

Topics covered in this course include:

Session 1:Making meaning of autism
Session 2:Disability, diversity and culture
Session 3:Autism history and research
Session 4:Sensory processing
Session 5:Executive functioning Part 1
Session 6:Executive functioning Part 2
Session 7:Health and wellbeing
Session 8:Connection and communication
Session 9:Interests and employment
Session 10:Myths and misconceptions
Session 11:Focus group