Interests

  • Care

Why take this course?

This course is suitable for parents or carers of children and adults diagnosed with autism. It is also suitable for those who want to develop an awareness and understanding of the condition who are keen to learn and develop approaches.

By the end of the course you will have:

  • a better understanding of autism spectrum condition and associated symptoms;
  • an understanding of behavioural characteristics and person-centred support strategies;
  • an understanding of physical characteristics and associated support; and
  • a real-life parent’s perspective on how routine, structure and proactive solutions bring positive life experiences to a family living with a child or adult with autism.

What you will experience

Topics covered include:

  • understanding the reasons behind associated behaviours and strategies for proactive support;
  • being able to recognise trigger points and develop solutions;
  • being able to provide a positive life space/environment; and
  • a perspective on living with autism.