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Level 3 Supporting Children and Young People With Autism Online Course

 

ASD Helping HandsThe Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Award in Supporting Children and Young People with Autism is intended to provide continuous professional development (CPD) for both support and teaching staff who are responsible for facilitating the learning of children or young people with autism. Learners will gain an in-depth understanding of strategies that can be used to support the learning and development of children and young people with autism and the skills to apply some of these strategies in practice with a specific child or young person.

This qualification has been developed with the support of professionals offering CPD to staff working with children and young people with special educational needs.

There are no restrictions to entry, other than that learners must be working in an environment where they are responsible for supporting the learning of one or more children or young people with autism.

Course Aims

  • Autism Awareness
  • The Triad and Dyad of Impairment
  • ASD and the Sensory World
  • Visual Communication
  • Developmental Milestone
  • ASD and the Environment
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Professional Relationship Models

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the impairments and sensory sensitivities associated with autism.
  • Be able to devise and use visual strategies to support learning and development.
  • Be able to assess the communication abilities and development needs of a child or young person with autism.
  • Be able to evaluate techniques, strategies and resources for supporting the development of communication skills for a child or young person with autism.
  • Understand strategies to support the development of social skills in children and young people with autism.
  • Understand how to develop a suitable learning environment for children or young people with autism.
  • Be able to develop an effective relationship with the parents/carers of children or young people with autism.
  • Be able to analyse the behaviour of a child or young person with autism and identify strategies for reducing or eliminating challenging behaviours.

Further Details

The price for this course is £299.00 per learner and includes enrolment and course materials. Class size limited to 15 learners.

Delivery will be through our online classroom and all information regarding setting this up will be delivered once your enrolment is complete. All you require is internet access, laptop or desktop computer and headphones (a microphone is suggested but optional).

Lectures are given every Wednesday evening and the learners are expected to complete work in between to assemble a portfolio which will be used as evidence for completing the course.

Dates of Lectures are:

  • October 31st 2018
  • November 7th 2018
  • November 14th 2018
  • November 21st 2018
  • November 28th 2018
  • December 5th 2018

For full details please visit ASD Helping Hands website

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