Level 3 Meeting the Needs of Learners with High Functioning Autism

Provider: Positive Autism Support and Training Ltd
£375.00 + VAT
Accreditation opportunities: This Course is accredited by ONC (London Region)

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Description This two 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 as well as strategies and important information regarding transition into education or Further / Higher Education
Duration 2 Day

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Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

This course is suitable for anyone who is working with young people with Autistic Spectrum Conditions - particuarly those who are helping to support young people through transition.

Outline of Course

Day 1

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 – 12.30

  • Examine facts and dispel myths surrounding autism.
  • Describe theories related to the causes of autism.

12.30 – 1.15 – Lunch

1.15  - 2.45

  • Identify the 3 areas of the triad of impairment and state how each area affects behaviour.
  • Explain sensory differences people with autism may experience.

2.45 – 3.00 – Break

3.00 – 4.00

  • Identify other conditions which commonly exist co-morbidly with autism and analyse the effect this has on learning and behaviour.

4. 00 – 4.15 – Close




Copyright Laura Kerbey 2013


Day 2

9.00 – 9.15 – Welcome Back

9.15- 10.45

  • Explain ways to communicate effectively with autistic students.
  • Analyse the effects of ASC on behaviour in an educational environment.

11.00 –  11.15 Break

11.00 – 12. 30

  • Explain ways to promote learning and remove barriers to learning in an educational setting.
  • Use the iceberg theory of behaviour to analyse behaviour that challenges

12.30 – 1.15- Lunch

1.15 – 2.45

  • Crisis management and Positive Behaviour Management
  • Explain potential difficulties that a young person with ASC may experience when leaving school.

2.45 – 3.00 – Break

3.00 – 3.45

  • Explain ways to support students with ASC before and during transition from school or college.

3.45 – 4.00 – Close

4.00 – 5.00 – Additional Tutorial / Question Time


Copyright Laura Kerbey 2013

Evidence underpinning this approach

The writer of this course has over 15 years experience teaching young people with Autistic Spectrum conditions in Further Education and as a Head Teacher in a Specialist Independent school.  She is an Surrey Autism Champion and continues to work with young people with Autism and their families.

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

On successful completion of the course all candidates will receieve on-going support to ensure that knowledge gained on the course is used to maximum effect whilst back in school / college.  There will also be opportunies to network with other candidates through forums.


This 2 day course can be run In-House, at Open Dates around the UK or as distance learning.

This course will provide the learner with an excellent understanding of Autism and the barriers to learning that autism can cause.  The course is full of practical ideas and strategies to ensure that all staff working with students with autism provide every chance to reach their full potential.

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