Autism and the importance of attention

  • Webcasts
  • 02 Nov 2020

What will this course cover? 

  • Different aspects of attention
  • The importance of attention to learning
  • Autism and attention difficulties
  • The autistic perspective
  • Introduction to the research project ‘Teacher Training and Attention in Autism’ (participating countries: UK, Spain, Greece and Israel)


What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • You will be introduced to what attention involves
  • You will understand the significant role of attention in learning
  • You will learn how attention might be affected in autism
  • You will be introduced to strategies to support attention in children with autism
  • You will get a short overview of a research project involving the UK and other countries with various educational systems

Suitable for: SENCO, Senior Leader, Teacher

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