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Course Title: Course Details:
Autism Awareness

Content:

 

  • What is meant by autistic spectrum disorder?

  • Understand the difficulties in communication for individuals with ASD

  • Understand the difficulties in social interaction for individuals with ASD

  • Understand the difficulties in social imagination for individuals with ASD

  • Develop an understanding for the need of the individual with ASD to follow routines/rituals

  • Develop an understanding for the need of the individual with ASD to have particular special interests/obsessions

  • Understand the sensory sensitivity of an individual with ASD

  • Understand the learning difficulties that may be present in an individual with ASD

  • Discuss the possibility of cure

  • Recognise that maturation normally leads to better self-management of ASD

  • Understand and learn how to deal with the challenging behaviour presented by an individual with ASD

  • Develop an understanding of the medications used to help concentration levels including possible side-effects

  • Develop an understanding of other medications used to help the individual with ASD

  • Recognise the need for support for the family of the individual with ASD

 

Who is the course aimed at?

 

This course is aimed at all care staff both as initial learning and a refresher.

 

Cost and Duration:

 

3 Hours £25.00 per person or £210.00 per course

 

 
 
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