Meeting the Needs of Learners with High Functioning Autism in the Classroom

Provider: Positive Autism Support and Training Ltd
£175.00 + VAT
Accreditation opportunities: This course is accredited by OCN (London Region)

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Description This one day course which is accredited by OCN (London Region) is essential for those working with students with High Functioning Autism and / or Asperger Syndrome. The course provides learners with a thorough understanding of Autistic Spectrum Conditions and gives practical stragegies to help students' with autism meet their full potential.
Duration One Day
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Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

The Learning Outcomes for this course are listed in the table below.

This course would be suitable for any staff working with learners who have Autistic Spectrum Conditions.

LO1 - Understand what Autistic Spectrum conditions are and how they impact on individuals and their behaviour.

1.1. Describe the characteristics of behaviour associated with autistic spectrum conditions.

1.2.  Distinguish  between Classic Autism and Aspergers Syndrome.

1.3.  Assess common ideas about the causes of autism.

LO2 - Be able to identify the impact that Autism has on a person.

2.1. Define the 3 areas of the triad of impairment.

2.2. Describe how each area of the triad of impairment affects behaviour.

2.3. Describe sensory differences people with autism may experience.

LO3 - Be able to reduce the impact that autism has on learning.

3.1. Describe  ways to communicate effectively with autistic students

3.2. Describe the effects of ASC on behaviour in an educational environment.

3.3.    Illustrate how to promote learning and remove barriers to learning in an educational setting for learners with ASC.

 

LO4 Be able to identify key principles of positive behaviour management.

4.1. Use the iceberg theory of behaviour to describe the behaviour of a person with ASC and make adjustments to the learning environment to reduce challenging behaviour.

4.2. Describe the  causes of challenging behaviour autistic learners might present.

4.3. Define crisis management.

4.4.  Describe three appropriate intervention strategies when working with learners with ASC.

Evidence underpinning this approach

The writer of this course has over 15 years experience teaching learners with autism in both the Further Education and Independent School Sectors.  She is an Autism Champion and continues to support young people who have autism and their familes.

What are people saying about this course?

"Thank you for a very informative and enjoyable day.  Probably the best ASD course I have been on. The course material was very relevant (and presented well) to my role in school with my ASD learners."  D Messin - Great Beadows High Schol

 

 

How users/participants can evaluate success The provider has not supplied this information
Follow-up activities and support

All candidates will be able to access additional support on an on-going basis after successful competion of the course.

Details

Meeting the Needs of Learners with High Functioning Autistic Spectrum Conditions in the Classroom

L2 1 Day Programme

9.00 – 9.15 – Welcome and Registration

9.15 - 11.00  Understand what Autistic Spectrum conditions are and how they impact on individuals and their behaviour.

  • Define the characteristics of behaviour associated with autistic spectrum conditions.
  • Explain the differences between Classic Autism and Aspergers Syndrome
  • 11.00 – 11.15 – Break

11.15 – 12.45

  • Examine facts and dispel myths surrounding autism.
  • Identify the 3 areas of the triad of impairment and state how each area effects behaviour.
  • Identify sensory differences people with autism may experience.

12.45 – 1.30 – Lunch

1.30  - 3.00

  • Identify ways to communicate effectively with autistic students.
  • Identify the effects of ASC on behaviour in an educational environment.
  • Identify ways to promote learning and remove barriers to learning in an educational setting.

3.00 3.15 – Break

3.15 – 4.15

  • Describe the iceberg theory of behaviour and give examples of causes of challenging behaviour.
  • Crisis management and intervention

4.15 – 4.30 Close

4.30 – 5.00 – Additional Tutorial Time –Questions etc.

Copyright – Laura Kerbey 2013

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This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.