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Supporting People On The Autism Spectrum

According to The National Autistic Society, there are around 700,000 people on the autism spectrum in the UK – that's more than 1 in 100. This developmental condition has a huge impact on how people communicate and interact with the world around them.

04 Jul - 04 Jul 2024

Online

Paul Craven

£90.00 plus VAT

This online training event aims to really put you in touch with the issues faced by autistic people, their parents and carers; and to offer ways of working with them that will both improve your knowledge and increase your confidence.

The course will cover:

  • Exploring autism through discussions and exercises, looking at:
    • What is autism?
    • Causes of autism
    • Diagnosis of autism
    • Current thinking and legislation relating to autism
  • Some of the characteristics and behaviours exhibited by autistic people
  • Why environment, language and sensory issues are so important in this area of work
  • Barriers in society for people on the autism spectrum and their families, and ways to support them to overcome them.
  • Best practice strategies for working with autistic people and their families.

This is a live online (Zoom) course delivered over 1 full-day session

To book on this course, please complete the form below.

We will send you confirmation of your booking by email (please see our Terms & Conditions for cancellation charges).