This full-day course is aimed at people who already have a basic understanding of the autism spectrum. It explains why Social Stories can be effective to the improvements in the social understanding of individuals on the autism spectrum which often leads to an improvement in behaviour.
This course provides a step-by-step guide for parents and teachers on how to write and implement Social Stories to enable individuals to understand their world.
Whenever possible we engage guest speakers who are on the autism spectrum on this course to explain their unique personal experiences.
By the end of this course you will:
* Know what a Social Stories is and when you might need to write one
* Provide accurate and appropriate information for an individual on the autism spectrum
* Have the necessary skills to write a Social Story
* Be able to write and implement Social Story for an individual known to you
Time: 09.30am – 2.30pm
Delivered by: Delivered by: Helen Jaques, B Phil (Autism), Cert Ed, MIfL.
Training can also be delivered to individual organisations at own venue (min 6 participants)
Course materials, lunch and refreshments included
Following this training the learner can progress on to the following programmes:
* OCN - Level 2 - Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders
* Behaviours that challenge and the Autism Spectrum
All profits from this training go towards improving the lives of individuals and families on the autism spectrum.
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At MAIN we support people, not ‘cases’ or ‘numbers’.
We exist to offer advice and services tailored to each individual and family living with Autism to raise their aspirations, empower themselves, and have the confidence to be proud to ‘wear their t-shirt with a smile’.
Our ambition is to change society’s perceptions of Autism, and increase understanding of the challenges and opportunities living with Autism brings.
As a group of dedicated parents, who have each individually adapted to living with Autism in it’s various forms, the MAIN Project team ultimately offer first hand support and advice to people of all ages living with Autism.