Working with Children and Young People with an Autistic Spectrum Condition...

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University of Chester

Riverside Campus

Castle Drive

Chester, United Kingdom

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It is free to register for this event. On attendance, attendees will be invoiced a rate of £133.00.


Workshop 1: Sensory issues and their impact on everyday living

Workshop 2:  Managing the behaviour of children and young people with an Autistic Spectrum Condition

Aims of the course:

The course aims to:

  • Deepen knowledge and understanding of Autism and make informed judgements about the implications of current research on professional practice. It will also examine the impact of difficulties with communication, social interaction and flexibility of thought on behaviour, and suggest strategies to help support such pupils.

Suitable for:

Teachers and support staff in school settings, and further education/higher education.

This course will address the essential skills and practice to:

  • Examine each of the sensory areas and the impact of hyposensitivity or hypersensitivity.

  • Use case studies to exemplify a number of strategies and interventions based on current research.

  • Support the development of specialist skills in working with children and young people with autism.

  • Seek to evaluate strategies for improving opportunities for social engagement and learning for children and young people with autism

You will leave with:

By the end of the course, you should have:

  • A basic understanding of the origins and theory of autism.

  • A critical insight into the research on autistic behaviour

  • A consideration of the effects of autism on behaviour, sensory response, emotion and communication.

  • An evaluation of the usefulness of alternative approaches.

Dates and times of course:

  • Wednesday 9th November 2016, 3.30pm-6.00pm

  • Thursday 24th November 2016, 3.30pm-6.00pm



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Riverside Campus

Castle Drive

Chester, United Kingdom

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