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Autistic Spectrum Conditions - An Introduction

Subject categories: Autism, General Health and Social Care

Course overview

This course provides an introduction to Autistic Spectrum Conditions and how the conditions may differ from each other.  Learners will be able to explore different approaches that may be required to support individuals and the condition that affects them.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Case studies, group discussions, small group activities and DVD clips.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
Think Autism: Fulfilling and Rewarding Lives, the Strategy for Adults with Autism in England: An Update.
Statutory Guidance for Local Authorities and NHS Organisations to Support Implementation of the Adult Autism Strategy
Autism Act 2009
And the following QCF unit:
Introductory Awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions

Course content

The Autistic Spectrum
The triad of impairments
Understanding behaviours that may be displayed
Contributing to support planning

Learning outcomes

Understand Autism as a spectrum
Understand the areas in which individuals may have difficulties
Understand the behaviours exhibited by some individuals
Contribute to the person-centered support of an individual


3 hours

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