Autism Awareness in Schools
3 hours - £300
Welcome to the Helping Hands Autism Awareness for schools course in which participants will gain insight into issues facing students with autism and learn strategies to reduce their effects. This course will also impart strategies in dealing with behavioural issues caused by autism and how to appropriately accommodate special needs students in your classrooms.
Autism Awareness in Schools Training Course Overview
Unit I: The Five Recognised Forms of Autism
Unit II: The Triad of Impairments
Unit III: The Autistic Spectrum
Unit IV: Environmental Factors that can Affect the Behaviour of People on the Autistic Spectrum
Unit V: Latest Research
Unit VI: Human Brain Function
Unit VII: The Triggers Game
Unit VIII: Personal Space
Unit IX: Behaviour Top Tips
Unit X: The Task Game
Unit XI: Crisis Behaviours
Unit XII: The Six Stages of a Crisis
Unit XIII: De-escalation
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. This course is designed to be applicable to all school staff including teachers, TAs, break supervisors etc.
Do you offer this course online?
This course is delivered in a classroom setting at your school site and cannot be done online.
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.
Is this course only for special schools?
This course is designed to be applicable to all different school types and settings. Autism is an extremely common disorder that school staff are very likely to come into contact with, it is for this reason that we encourage more knowledge and understanding of autism so that autistic pupils can get as much benefit from school as possible.