Autism - An Introduction to Autism and Supporting Behaviour

  • 01 Feb 2021
  • 08 Feb 2021
  • 2 sessions
  • 01 Feb 2021, 6:15 PM 8:30 PM (UTC-00:00)
  • 08 Feb 2021, 6:15 PM 8:30 PM (UTC-00:00)
  • Chequers Bridge Centre, GL4 6PR
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Autism - An Introduction to Autism and Supporting Behaviour

(we are also running this course as a daytime course on Thursday 4th March. To book please click on this link

Course Aim: To develop an understanding of how autism can present itself in young children and to explore ways of managing the child's needs and behaviour positively.

Course Information: 

During the session we will consider the following:

· What is autism?

· Communication: theirs and ours.

· Sensory Issues: how these can affect the child's behaviour.

· Managing challenging behaviour.

· Going on Trips; avoiding pitfalls and achieving positive outcomes.

· Supporting the family.

Suitable For: Anyone who works or volunteers with children and would like a better understanding of what to look out for and how to support children with autism.

Delivered by: Sara Watters, Lead Practitioner and Senior Learner Support Worker, HLTA and QCF Assessor for The Milestone School.  Sara has 20 years of classroom experience, 15 of which have been at The Milestone School.   

Date: Monday 1st February and 8th February            Time: 6:15pm - 8:30pm

Venue: On-line

Cost: £53.00 for Members / £63.00 for Non-Members

Address: Chequers Bridge Centre, Painswick Road, Gloucester, GL4 6PR 

Phone: 01452 541244    Email:    ©2017 PATA (UK)

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