Supporting People With Autism

Course aim

To raise awareness of Autism, understand the social, emotional and physical challenges individuals may face and recognise ways in which they can be supported.

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction.
  • What is Autism.
  • Causes of Autism and Misconceptions.
  • How people with Autism see the world.
  • The Autism Spectrum.
  • The Three Social areas of difficulty.
  • Communication.
  • Person centred care.
  • Strategies to support those living with Autism.

Course Content

  • Understand how to identify Autism.
  • Recognise the common sensory differences experienced by people who have autism.
  • Recognise appropriate communication skills when supporting a person with Autism.
  • Identify ways to work in partnership with friends and families to support individuals.
  • Recognise how to support individuals to develop social skills.
  • Identify how to support individuals with Autism to cope with transitions or difficult events.
  • Support individuals on the Autistic spectrum in a person centred way.

Delivery Styles

Silver Box eBox Face to Face


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