About Autism Awareness
This course will help people who work with Autism to understand how the condition works and what causes it. The trainer will teach you about the difference between Autism and Asperger’s, and how to deal with challenging behaviour. In total, the course will last 3 hours, and learners will be involved in group activities.
How long will this course take?
This course is 3 hours and spread across 1 day.
Who needs this training?
Health and Social Care professionals that work closely with people that suffer from autism.
What are the main points covered?
The main point covered are the causes, symptoms and diagnosis of autism, understanding how to deal with difficult behaviours, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) including Asperger’s syndrome, and more…
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Autism Awareness Course Outline
- Introduction to autism.
- Causes, symptoms and diagnosis.
- Autism Triad of Impairments.
- Dealing with difficult behaviour.
- Understanding and working with Autistic individuals.
- Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) including Asperger’s syndrome.
- Differentiate between Autism and Asperger’s.
- Common misconceptions about Autism.
- Legal responsibilities and legislation.
Autism Awareness FAQs
What is autism?
Autism or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a lifelong, developmental disorder that affects how individual experiences the world around them and how they communicate and relate to other people.
Is there a difference between a first aider and an emergency first aider?
An emergency first aider’s role is to maintain life and prevent the situation from worsening while waiting for the emergency services to arrive. This first aid at work course is typically seen as an entry-level course.
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for those with no prior knowledge of autism, and is therefore suitable for anyone with an interest in the subject, although it is especially recommended for all new health care sector employees.
What will I learn in this course?
This awareness in-house and E-Learning training course on autism awareness and the autistic spectrum disorders will equip candidates with the essential knowledge of the definitions, history and demographics of the disorder. It will discuss the relationship with other related conditions (ADHD, downs syndrome, dyslexia, dyspraxia, etc) and look at the best ways to support the needs of the individual.