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Autism Support

Course Description:
Today we recognise that autism is a spectrum disorder and yet we still have more to do in ensuring children and young people with autism receive the support they need, this autism support course builds on the awareness course and explores working directly with young people with autism on a daily basis looking at ways to support individuals effectively.

This course is mapped to the autism skills and knowledge list which is part of the “Better social care and health outcomes” and is considered the essential standards of knowledge required by individuals who provide direct care and support to young people with autism.

Course Outline: 

  • Support the use of appropriate communication skills
  • Understand the need to work in partnership with family and important others
  • Support individuals at times of distress and anxiety
  • Recognise sensory needs and provide support
  • Support with social interaction skills
  • Supporting significant life events and transition

Course Duration:
6hrs

Assessment:
The trainer will carry out an on-going assessment

Certification:
All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance

Location:
The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client or at one of our training venues
Maximum number of delegates per trainer is 15

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