Communicating with adults with autism - 1 day

Southwark Employees Price: £0 Associates Price: £0

Who is it for?

This course is for Southwark council employees working in adults social care only.

What does it cover?

This course covers..

  • Communication.
  • Different approaches to working with people with autism.
  • Specific challenges in people with learning or physical disabilities.
  • The impact of the different understanding and approaches to people with Autism in diverse cultures and communities within the UK.
  • How to find information and resources and remain aware of current research.
  • This course covers the elements in the Council's all age autism strategy.

What are the course outcomes?

Participants will be able too.

  • Understand why communication is a particular issue for people with Autism and is related to the different ways they perceive and understand the world.
  • Explain why communication issues lead to behaviours that challenge and how to help people to manage their behaviours though enhanced communication
  • Understand how understanding of Autism in different adult groups, in diverse cultures and communities and in various care and support settings impacts on communication and support needs
  • Develop clear individualised strategies to support adult’s communication, and staff’s effective communication so the adult is better able to express needs, feelings and wishes and be understood and responded too.

Book dates available for this course

23 May 09:30 Room 519, Southwark Council, 160 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2QH 8 Spaces Left 10 Jul 09:30 Training Room G01b, Ground Floor, 160 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2QH 16 Spaces Left

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