Where and when?
- 14 December 2012, Sheffield
- 28 February 2013, London
- 17 June 2013, Birmignham
Autism is a complex condition where communication may be specifically impaired in terms of understanding language, appropriate use of language and acting on information received.
This event will enable participants to gain insight into the complexities of communication for individuals with autism and explore ways to reduce barriers to communication.
This event will:
Give participants a better understanding of autism as a whole
Explore ways in which those that experience autism may perceive communication and hence exhibit behaviours that maybe perceived as challenging or unexpected.
Look at why communication is important in relation to understanding the people they support
Explore communication and language needs, wishes and preferences of individuals
Look at ways of reducing barriers to communication
Who should attend?
Anyone who works with, or supports people with autism with varying degrees of complexity.
The event/ workshop will enable participants to gain insight into the complexities of communication for individuals with autism and explore ways to reduce barriers to communication.
- Understand the communication difficulties experienced by people who experience autism
- Understand why communication is important in the work setting in relation to understanding the people they support
- Be better able to meet the communication and language needs, wishes and preference of individuals
- Be able to reduce barriers to communication
This event covers some of the learning outcomes from the unit – Introduction to communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings. This can contribute to the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care or Level 2 Award and Certificate.
This event is suitable for people who are working at level 2 and 3.
Learning will be facilitated through:
Event facilitators will employ a variety of delivery methods to include:
Pair and group work
They will use a variety of audio visual materials appropriate to the subject areas and audience. Materials may include power-point presentations, handouts, dvd/video clips.
Handouts for the delegates to take away will support each training session, and a certificate of attendance will be handed out by the trainer at the end of each course
Communication and autism
- Promoting effective communication within a positive behaviour support framework
- Autism and sensory issues
How much do they cost?
All events are £95 + VAT person. Discounts are available, contact us for more details.
How to book?
You can download the Events programme and booking form above, or, if you go to the Event page of your choice you can book online.
These events have been CPD Certified
Attendance will allow you to gain CPD points towards your Continuous Professional Development requirements.