An Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
The purpose of this training session in ASD is to enable team members to increase their own understanding of ASD and their awareness of ASD particular to their client cohort, and to enhance their skills in working with the client who is experiencing an ASD and co-occurring/associated difficulties.
Suitable for: Therapists and Counsellors, early childhood Educators and Care Professionals and those working in Social Care, Youth and Family Care, Nursing Practitioners, Addiction Services and Homeless Agencies.
One day training delivered remotely to a group or organisation.
At the end of the training session participants should be able to:
- Have an awareness and deepened understanding of the characteristics of ASD
- Be able to respond sensitively to the client
- Have an understanding of the specific challenges with engaging those with ASD
- Consider and begin to develop skills required to engage those with ASD and co-occurring/associated challenges
Awareness of the characteristics of ASD
The experience of ASD Particular challenges experienced by this client cohort
Specific challenges associated with engaging individuals with ASD Difficulties and challenges which may co-occur and/or be associated with ASD (e.g. mental health challenges)
The methodology used in this training will be a combination of the following:
Group discussion and interaction
Practical skills learning
Suggestions for further learning and reading
Connect with Your Trainer
The Learning Curve Institute will distribute a unique pre-course questionnaire to each participant in order to ensure the training meets the needs of everyone taking part and is tailored to the appropriate level, while also covering specific situations or scenarios as highlighted by the group.
The Learning Curve Institute offers a unique post course support system whereby participants are provided with the contact details of the trainer and are free to contact them with any questions they may have.
All attendees will receive an eCertificate of Completion in 'An Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder’ from The Learning Curve Institute.