Introduction to autism spectrum conditions: adults (Bangor)

Date: 05.06.2019
Location: Bangor

 

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Course aims

This course is designed for those new to the field of autism. Participants will be introduced to basic concepts and theories relating to Autism Spectrum Disorders. The notion of autism as a spectrum disorder will be explored along with biological, psychological and behavioural aspects of the condition.The workshop will introduce practical approaches alongside theoretical principles. This course is interactive with opportunities for discussion and questions.

After this course you will:

  • Recognise the main characteristics of behaviour for people on the autism spectrum
  • Understand the triad of impairment
  • Understand the range of the spectrum
  • Appreciate the particular differences of understanding language with people on the autism spectrum
  • Understand the need to backup spoken language visually to help understanding
  • Appreciate the importance of routine and predictability for people on the autism spectrum
  • Understand the complexity of social interaction
  • Appreciate the sensory differences of people on the autism spectrum.

Designed for

This course is for anyone who supports or comes into contact with adults on the autism spectrum and would like to develop their understanding of the condition.

 

18 places available
Standard
Ticket for anyone who does not fall into any of the categories below.
£100.00 per person / day
Concession
For organisations with an annual income of less than £1Million.
£50.00 per person / day
Parent / Family Carer
Anyone who is an unpaid carer for a person with a learning disability. The person with a learning disability does not have to be with the person.
£25.00 per person / day
Paid Support
A paid carer supporting someone with a learning disability to attend the event who would not be able to attend/participate fully without support
£25.00 per person / day
Student
Anyone who is registered as a full or part time student not in employment
£25.00 per person / day
Date: 05/06/2019
Learning Disability Wales, 41 Lambourne Crescent Cardiff Business Park, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 5GG
Telephone 029 2068 1160 Fax 029 2075 2149 Email enquiries@ldw.org.uk
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