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Autism Awareness in Early Years Webinar

Workshop
This is a one day online course for all Early Years practitioners and seeks to increase your awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children.

During the webinar you will be part of a group with direct access to a trainer who will be 'teaching' during the session. You must have access to a computer or tablet, the internet, a web camera with microphone and have set up a (free) Zoom account to be able to participate. Mobile phones are acceptable, but not recommended due to the small screen.
Please contact us on early.years.training@westsussex.gov.uk if you have any questions about Zoom.

The joining link will be attached to the course place confirmation email. If you do not receive it, please check your junk mail folder, then email us on early.years.training@westsussex.gov.uk.
The aim of this webinar is to increase your awareness of the Autism spectrum and enable you to develop strategies to support young children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders.
If you apply what you have learnt in this webinar you will be able to;

  • Understand what Autism is and why it’s a spectrum condition.
  • Explore the main difficulties associated with the “Triad of Impairment” and how these may manifest in the behaviour young children.
  • Understand the process of sensory integration including the difference between hyper and hypo sensitivity.
  • Understand strategies to help minimise anxiety for autistic children including the use of visual cues and timetables.
  • This course has been arranged for Early Years settings. Other groups are welcome to attend, but please read the course costs below before booking.

    Early Help staff, should contact the Practice Improvement team by email on early.years.training@westsussex.gov.uk if they wish to attend.

    Places on this event are non-refundable, if you are unable to attend please consider substituting your booking.
    Early Years
    Early Years
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    Sue Carr
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    Learning and Development Admin (learninganddevelopment@westsussex.gov.uk)
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    SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
    Session 1Wednesday 3 March 202109:30 - 16:00Online LearningTBA
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Wednesday 3 March 2021

    09:30 - 16:00

    Online Learning

    TBA


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