Introduction to Autism

Autism spectrum disorder is a lifelong developmental disability that (amongst other things) affects the way a person interacts with others and relates to their environment.

It is estimated that one in 100 people have autism spectrum disorder and Introduction to Autism provides you with a basic understanding of Autism spectrum disorders and gives some strategies for supporting others.

Training includes:

  • What is autism spectrum disorder
  • Types of autism spectrum disorder (including Autistic disorder and Asperger’s syndrome)
  • Characteristics of autism spectrum disorder
  • Awareness of sensory sensitivities
  • Understanding intellectual and learning disabilities
  • How you can support people with autism spectrum disorder

The understanding and use of non-verbal communication is also explored and ways to initiate and engage in conversations.

Course Information

Duration: 3 hours
Delivery mode: SALC at Minda’s Brighton site
Course Fee Value: $121 (GST Inclusive)
Course Fee Description: per person as Group bookings ONLY
  • Upcoming course

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