Autism/Asperger Syndrome Training

 

Strategies for effective inclusion of learners with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASDs): for teachers and/or support staff, designed to enable successful inclusion of learners with Autism and Asperger Syndrome.

The aim of this fun, informative and effective workshop is to provide each delegate with a deeper knowledge and understanding of the needs of a range of learners with ASDs and provide them with the skills necessary to create appropriate interventions.

 

Would you like this course as an inset?  Call us now on 0794 383 8819 or email andrew@peoplefirsteducation.com

What to expect on the Course...

What does it mean to have an ASD? An introduction to the needs of the learner and their associated impairments.  This will include guidance on clear communication skills, sensory considerations, working with rigid thinking and guidance on developing social and emotional understanding.

  • How can the classroom practitioner ensure an ASD friendly environment? A simple and effective guide to adapting the classroom to meet the needs of learners with ASDs, whilst continuing to fully include their peers.
  • The virtual world. Some of the ways ICT, including Interactive Whiteboards, tablets etc. can be used to enhance educational provision and social inclusion for learners with ASDs.
  • An examination of how communication problems can affect social and emotional understanding How we can use and understand a lack of flexible thought (rigid thinking) and work with it.
  • Using visual communication tools to aid social and emotional understanding. A selection of activities designed to teach attendees how to quickly and efficiently write a range of differentiated social stories
  • Why learners need Social Stories and other Visual Interventions and how they can benefit from them.
  • Applying the ASD impairments to Social Stories and understanding how they work.
  • Differentiated - age and level appropriate ways of writing and presenting the best: quick, efficient and accurate Social Stories and other Visual Interventions.

Course Outcomes

This training is supported by a range of case studies, group discussion and workshop activities during which each delegate will learn to:

  • Better understand the needs of learners with ASDs.
  • Create appropriate age and level appropriate environmental, electronic and visual interventions.
  • Enhance social understanding by implementing effective strategies.
COURSE-DATES

Upcoming Autism/Asperger Syndrome Course Dates

  • Thursday 11th January 2018 Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Rd, Lincoln LN1 3DY Practical Strategies for Learners with Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome (PDA) Syndrome To book contact Gemma Fogg gemma.fogg@bishopg.ac.uk
  • Monday 15th January 2018 Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Rd, Lincoln LN1 3DY Practical Strategies for Learners with Autism, Asperger Syndrome and ADHD To book contact Gemma Fogg gemma.fogg@bishopg.ac.uk
  • Monday 12th March 2018 Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Rd, Lincoln LN1 3DY Promoting Positive Behaviour for Learners with Autism, Asperger Syndrome and ADHD To book contact Gemma Fogg gemma.fogg@bishopg.ac.uk
  • Friday 27th April 2018 Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Rd, Lincoln LN1 3DY Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome (PDA) To book contact Gemma Fogg gemma.fogg@bishopg.ac.uk
  • Wednesday 13th June 2018 Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Rd, Lincoln LN1 3DY Practical Strategies for Learners with Autism, Asperger Syndrome and ADHD To book contact Gemma Fogg gemma.fogg@bishopg.ac.uk
  • Thursday 5th October 2017 Premier Meetings Bristol City Centre (Haymarket), The Haymarket Bristol Avon BS1 3LR