ACADEMIC SERVICES

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Specialists in Brain Injuries, Learning Disabilities and Autism

working with AUTISM

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course aims to give you a good understanding of the theory underlying Autism and practical support strategies. The course will aim to give a balanced overview of the strengths and difficulties associated with Autism. The first day of the course focuses on the theory behind the core difficulties in Autism. Day two focuses on practical advice and strategies to support individuals with Autism. Key course content includes:

Overview of the history of Autism

Current routes to diagnosis

A discussion around some of the core difficulties in Autism

A focus on some of the strengths of individuals with Autism

What changes you can make to support individuals with Autism

Positive Behaviour Support planning

Tried and tested methods for supporting individuals with Autism

Introduction to Social Stories and Comic Strip Conversations

The opportunity to discuss specific issues or difficulties

COURSE LENGTH

Due to the in-depth nature of this course, it is only available as a two-day course. If you are looking for an 'Introduction to Autism', we also offer a shorter half or one-day course.

TRAINING METHODS

There will be a variety of training methods used on this course:

A qualified and 

experienced instructor

Group work and

discussion

Videos

Practical experience of Positive Behaviour Support planning

Experiential and scenario based exercises

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