ASC/CS Autism Awareness

Venue
Sand Martin House Training Room, Ground Floor, Fletton Quays, Bittern Way
venue
Course Tutors
David Thomas
tutors
Admin Contact
Workforce Development Team (workforcedevelopment@peterborough.gov.uk)
Target Audience
Frontline staff
target audience
Course Types
Classroom
Course categories
Adult Services / Private, Voluntary & Independent Sector
Subject
Adult Social Care / Children's Social Care
Course description
This is a basic awareness course and is aimed at any staff who may support individuals on the Autistic Spectrum and who have either very little or no current awareness.
Training objectives
Learning outcomes

  • An Introduction to Autism

  • The concept of the Autistic Spectrum

  • The Triad of Impairments, with examples of behaviour

  • How people with Autism view the world

  • Sensory processing sensitivity and additional characteristics

  • Practical responses reasonable adjustments

  • Sources of further information, advice, and contact numbers

Additional Information
Enquiries
Start Date
Tuesday 14 January 2020
End Date
Tuesday 14 January 2020
Closing Date
Monday 13 January 2020
Times
13:30 - 17:00
Maximum Places
16 
Cost
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Number of Sessions
1