Understanding Autism Spectrum Condition and Social Communication Needs

Event Description This 25-minute online learning course is for anyone who works in the role of class teachers, support workers and teaching assistants, with children and young people with an Autism Spectrum Condition.

It will support you in developing an awareness of what an Autism Spectrum Condition is and the impact it can have on children/young people and how they experience the world around them, as well as exploring some of the myths and facts around Autism that you may have come across already.
Training Objectives The aim of this module is to support you in developing a greater awareness of the Autism Spectrum Condition diagnosis and to explore some of the myths and facts that surround it.
 
Learning Outcomes If you apply what you have learnt in this module, you will be able to:

  • Have an increased awareness of Autism Spectrum Conditions.
  • Recognise some of the most commonly occurring myths and facts about Autism Spectrum Conditions.
  • Explore ways and means of supporting children with Autism Spectrum Conditions in school.
  • Identify where to go to find further information, support and resources that will help you in your work with the children/young people that you support.
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    Course Pre-Requisites  
    Course Instructions While every effort has been made to thoroughly test this module using a range of internet browsers and devices there are some eventualities that we are unable to predict.

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    Online Learning Course Category Children 
    Subject Areas Learning Difficulties, Improving Teaching and Learning, Children and Young People 
    Target Audience WSCC Staff, Social Workers, Schools, Early Years, Children Services 
    Session Session Date Session Length Session Venue
    Online Learning Anytime 25 minutes At your desk