Do you support someone on the Autistic Spectrum, either in their home, the community, or in an educational setting? Maybe you know someone on the spectrum that you are in close regular contact with?
What ever your situation, this course is a great way to enhance your knowledge of Autistic Spectrum Disorders and improve your working practices and the strategies and approaches that you use to support those on the spectrum. This course will provide you with the following information:
*an overview of Autistic Spectrum Disorders - what is autism? who is effected? causes? Diagnosis? Related conditions?
*Behaviours associated with Autistic Spectrum Disorders and positive behaviour management
*Communicating with people on the spectrum
*Support strategies at home / work / education / in the community
*Information on further support and guidance
This course will be taught by a tutor with over sixteen years experience of supporting and teaching people on the Autistic Spectrum, from children to adults.
By the end of the course you should feel much better informed and equipped to provide the best quality of care and support to those on the spectrum to help them lead a more rewarding and fulfilling life.
This quiz will summarise the learning that has taken place in Section 2 of this course to check that you have grasped the most important information and concepts.
This quiz will help to summarise the learning and concepts that have been covered in this section.
This quiz will summarise the concepts and main points of the lectures in section 5
I am a competent and confident teacher with sixteen years experience of working with all ages and abilities, from two years through to adults. I am passionate and enthusiastic about what I do and strive on being a professional.
I have achieved many qualifications related to my teaching through continuous professional development.
My specialist areas have been working with people with a range of learning disabilities, additional needs, and challenging behaviour in both residential and educational settings.
I enjoy sharing my knowledge and expertise to help increase awareness of various people's needs and teaching people some of the best and most appropriate approaches and strategies to support the people in their care and help to enhance their quality of life and make it as fulfilling as possible, as i believe that everyone deserves this opportunity regardless of age, background, culture or needs.