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Autism Awareness

3 hours - £30pp

Welcome to Helping Hands Autism Awareness Training course where participants will learn all about Autism. In this course participants will learn exactly what an autistic spectrum disorder is and what it is not, the characteristics that lead to an ASD diagnosis, the autistic spectrum and typical autistic behaviours. Upon completion of this course participants will develop an understanding of what autism is and how the condition may manifest in certain behaviours and how to appropriately respond to these behaviours and additional needs. This will ensure that participants are well equipped to care for clients or service users with an autistic spectrum disorder in an appropriate, understanding and supportive manner.

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Autism Awareness Training Course Overview

Unit I: Introduction
Unit II: What is autism?
Unit III: The Autistic Spectrum
Unit IV: The Triad of Impairments 
Unit V: The 12 Characteristics of Autism
Unit VI: The Five Forms of Autism
Unit VII: Typical Autistic Behaviours
Unit VIII: Behaviour Top Tips

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need any prior training/qualifications to do this course?

No, participants do not need any prior training or qualifications to attend this course. Helping Hands’ training courses are designed to pass on skills and knowledge to complete novices as well as experienced professionals, all participants will benefit from this course regardless of experience or existing skills/knowledge.

Do you offer this course online?

Yes, a similar version of this course can be accessed via virtual workshop. Helping Hands trainers can deliver this training course over a video conferencing platform such as Zoom where they will share their screen, lead discussions with participants and deliver the learning outcomes over the internet. If you would like to access this course via virtual workshop please get in touch.

Do you need to be physically fit to do this course?

There are no physical aspects to the learning of this course. Therefore, this course is accessible to people of all levels of health and fitness, to be able to pass this course participants need to demonstrate an understanding of the course material and be willing to learn and engage with the course – there are no physical requirements to this.

Do you gain a qualification from this course?

This course is certified by Helping Hands and participants that pass this course can hold their course certificates as evidence of professional learning and an excellent level of knowledge, understanding and skills pertaining to this topic.

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