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Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Autistic Spectrum Disorder

 

Who should attend:

Anyone wanting to develop their knowledge and skills for working with people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and differentiate between behaviors that arise from an individual’s personality or life experience and those that are directly due to their disability.

 

Course benefits:

Delegates will be looking into communication skills, structuring teaching programs and gaining practical ideas on how deal with challenging behaviors and improve support and reduce stress levels of people with autism.

 

Additional information:

The course involves several activities to support the learning and development aspects of this course and can be delivered by a variety of teaching methods including: presentation; small group discussion; whole group discussion; individual work; case studies and handouts. Alternatively elements of the course can be developed into interactive day workshops.

 

Certificates:

All candidates who participate to the required level will receive a certificate of attendance from Essential Training.

 

Contents:

Definition of Autistic Spectrum Disorder

 

Three key areas of social skills

• Relating skills;

• Communication skills;

• Imagination & understanding

 

Practical skills when supporting people with autism  

 

Managing change to minimise stress

 

Reducing obsessions and rituals.

 

Enhancing quality of life

 

Diagnosis and assessment

 

Impact on the individual and those supporting service users

 

Contemporary approaches to

• Communication

• Support

• Personal development

 

Strategies for responding/dealing with ritualistic, compulsive and challenging behaviors  

 

Identifying means of support and help in relation

 

Promoting independence and social inclusion

 

Therapies and interventions

 

Strategies and tools

 

Causes of behavior

 

Ideas and approaches for support

 

Developing your own strategies for support

 

For more details on this course or any other training please call 01271 830338 or use our contact form to request a call