Wednesday March 13th 2019
Lowry Suite, St. Laurence Room
Autism affects around 1 in 100 children and adults, all professionals working in early years settings should be trained and prepared to support children on the autism spectrum. This essential course will raise awareness and increase knowledge and skills.
All participants will be able to identify the four key areas of difference that need to be taken into account when working with children on the autism spectrum.
Know the importance of understanding the individual child on the autism spectrum and their profile of strengths and weaknesses
Identify the key areas to help children on the autism spectrum build positive relationships with staff and their peers.
Know that many children on the autism spectrum can be unusually sensitive to everyday sights, sounds, touch, tastes and smells. This can affect their learning and emotional state. All delegates will receive a copy of the resource Making Sense of Autism
Wednesday, March 13th 2019
Ends: Wednesday, March 13th 2019 at 9:00pm
Bookings close: March 12th 2019