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Supporting people with autism for allied health professionals

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Course overview

  • This course is an introduction to autism for allied health professionals (AHP). It is designed for newly qualified allied health professionals who might need to support children or adults who have autism
  • It covers the suggested content from the Tier 1 and 2 capabilities from the Department of Health and Social Care’s ‘Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting Autistic People’ and has additional content on AHP interventions for autism
  • The course is designed to provide the participant with the foundation to further develop their knowledge and skills
  • The course will take around 6-8 hours to complete
  • If you have any questions about the course, please get in touch.

 

By the end of this course you will:

  • know the basic facts about autism
  • be able to use respectful language and terminology when discussing autism
  • know the common characteristics of autism and understand that every person with autism is unique
  • understand the importance of communication
  • have a better understanding of behaviours that are perceived to challenge
  • understand the sensory needs associated with autism
  • understand the mental health needs associated with autism
  • know the challenges someone with autism may face with transition and change, and how you can support them
  • learn about a person-centred approach to support and planning
  • understand the legislation and law associated with equality
  • learn about a variety of AHP interventions that are used with individuals with autism

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