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Asperger Syndrome

Subject category: General Health and Social Care

Course overview

This course has been developed to support staff who are working with, or may work with, individuals who have Asperger syndrome. The content of the course includes factual information about Aspergers as a syndrome as well as exploring the strategies and approaches that can be used to contribute to positive life outcomes for the individual.
With the use of DVD clips and group work a greater understanding of an individual’s experience of Asperger syndrome will be gained.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Group discussions, small group activities and DVD clip
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Autism Act 2009
And the following QCF unit:
Understand how to support individuals with autistic spectrum conditions

Course content

What is Asperger syndrome?
Autism and Asperger syndrome – the connection
Different names for Asperger syndrome
How common is Asperger syndrome?
Causes and cures - facts or myths
The benefits of a diagnosis
How is it diagnosed?
How do people with Asperger syndrome see the world?
Strategies and approaches

Learning outcomes

State what Asperger syndrome is
List different names for Asperger syndrome
State how common Asperger syndrome is
List the facts or myths associated with Asperger syndrome
Describe the benefits of a diagnosis
Explain how Asperger syndrome is diagnosed
Give an example of how people with Asperger syndrome may see the world
Describe strategies and approaches available to support individuals with Asperger syndrome


3 hours

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