Introduction to autism spectrum conditions: children and young people (Bangor)

Date: 06.06.2019
Location: Bangor

Child sitting at school desk with pencil in his hand

This workshop is designed for practitioners 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. It will be interactive with opportunities for discussion and questions.

After this course you will:

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

Designed for

This course is targeted at anyone who comes into contact with children who are on the autism spectrum. It will help those who wish to develop their understanding of children on the autism spectrum.

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
Person with a learning disability
Anyone who has a learning disability attending in their own capacity or as a representative of an organisation as volunteer, member or employee.
£25.00 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: 06/06/2019
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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