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Learning Disabilities and Autism Training Course
Mon 5 December 2016, 09:45 – 16:30 GMT
all staff working with clients with learning disabilities or Autistic Spectrum Disorder, particularly those new to the field.
The course will cover:
recognising different types of learning disability
identify possible causes of learning disabilities
understand the definition of Autism and misconceptions surrounding it
understand how ASD can be diagnosed
list common symptoms of ASD
understand how the “triad of impairment” links to ASD: communication, social interaction, flexibility of thinking
identify the main points of the Autism Act 2009 and the Autism Strategy for England
identify where Asperger Syndrome fits on the Autistic Spectrum
Explore effective communication strategies for working with clients with learning disabilities, including clients with MLD (Mild Learning Disabilities), Autism and challenging behaviour.
Sitra/Homeless Link Members - £105 per person
Non-members - £150 per person
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