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Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Learning Hours: a half day.

Venue:The course is designed to be delivered at the clients venue and may include (where practicable) a visit to the workplace area.

Intended Audience

This training course is designed for those who have a duty of care to employees and others and are involved in caring, Health and Social care. The topics covered on this course can be applied to any sector.

Course Content

  • What is Autistic Spectrum Disorder?
  • In order for Autism to be diagnosed, an assessment tool is used called the TRAID of IMPAIRMENT
  • Autism: Facts and Figures
  • What else is special about Autism?
  • The 5 senses commonly associated with Autism
  • Sensory Diets and Profiling
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autistic v Neuro-Typical
  • Do's and Don'ts when dealing with someone with ASD
  • What communication methods might a person with autism use?
  • ASD Behaviour Scenarios

Assessment Criteria

Practical assessments – observed by the Trainer throughout the course.

Formative assessments – a range of informal assessment procedures employed by the Trainer/Assessor during the learning process to measure each Learner’s knowledge, skills and understanding related to the assessment criteria.

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