Autism

Short course

In Blackburn

£ 50 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Short course

  • Location

    Blackburn

  • Duration

    1 Day

Facilities

Location

Starts

Blackburn (Lancashire)
Unit 9 Arkwright Court, Commercial Road, BB3 OFG

Starts

On request

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Course programme

  • What is Autism? – The history of Autism and an overview of Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

The triad of impairment

· Social Communication - Looks at how we communicate and what function it serves, concentrating on verbal and non verbal cues and visually supported techniques used to support client’s with Autism.

· Sensory Issues – How senses such as sight, smell, hearing and touch can be hypersensitive in Autistic service users and how to manage the environment to minimise potential distress

· Social interaction – Lack of understanding and difficulties in making friendships, inappropriate social behaviours and lack of social skills

· Social Imagination – We look at difficulties experienced in understanding how others think, feel and react and problems with imagination

· Behaviour –Obsessions, rituals and routines and their importance, what purpose they serve.

Autism

£ 50 + VAT