Autism Awareness, 19th November, 2019 – Okehampton

This one-day workshop will provide learners with the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of autism (including associated conditions) and how this can affect different people in different ways.

During the session, learners will learn practical solutions derived from effective ‘hands on’ work and proven methods, that will vastly improve the relationships and quality of life for both the person who has autism and those around them.

During the session learners will cover:

  • Labels of autism
  • The autism spectrum
  • Autism history & legislation
  • The triad & the dyad
  • Routines, rituals, obsessions and compulsions
  • Sensory differences
  • Anxiety & positive behaviour support
  • Communication, social stories & sequencing
  • Providing support in a person centred way

By the end of the day learners will be able to:

  • Understand the continuum of autism
  • Be aware of current legislation
  • Distinguish the characteristics of autism
  • Use effect support for the person
  • Recognise and apply different forms of communication for effective outcomes
  • Apply a person centred approach to support

Course information:

19th November, 9.30am – 4.00pm

Venue:

The Ockment Community Centre,
North Street,
Okehampton,
Devon,
EX20 1AR

Costs:

  • £80 (ARC Member)
  • £95 (Non-member)

Book now!

To book your places, please download this booking form and return it to us at bookings@arcuk.org.uk. Places are allocated on a first-come basis, so hurry to avoid disappointment!

 

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