Supporting People with Learning Disabilities and Autism, Homeless Link, Monday, 25. March 2019

This training course will provide an overview of learning disabilities and autism and how to offer a supportive environment to individuals.
Who is this course for?
This informative training course, is suitable for all staff working with individuals with learning disabilities or Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), particularly those new to the field.
What will you learn?
 
The course will cover:
 


recognising different types of learning disability


identify possible causes of learning disabilities


understand the definition of Autism and misconceptions surrounding it


understand how ASD can be diagnosed


list common symptoms of ASD


understand how the “triad of impairment” links to ASD: communication, social interaction, flexibility of thinking


identify the main points of the Autism Act 2009 and the Autism Strategy for England


identity where Asperger Syndrome fits on the Autistic Spectrum


Explore effective communication strategies for working with clients with learning disabilities, including clients with MLD (Mild Learning Disabilities), Autism and challenging behaviour


PriceHomeless Link Members - £105 per person
Associate member - £120 per person
Non-members - £150 per person
Secure your place!Homeless LinkCharity Reg No: 1089173Company Reg No: 4313826

Supporting People with Learning Disabilities and Autism

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