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Scottish Autism - Understanding and Supporting Communication
Created: 14/04/2021, Updated: 15/04/2021
When: , Monday 24 May 2021 Where: This is an online event This event is being organised by Scottish Autism Costs Places for voluntary sector delegates (staff, committee members or volunteers) £60.00 per person Places for non-voluntary sector delegates are £60.00 per person
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About this course - Understanding and Supporting Communication
Getting an individual’s communication profile right is crucial in facilitating day-to-day interaction, enabling individuals to articulate their needs and aspirations. This course will explore how to can support individuals, articulate their needs and express their voice and choice.
Course objectives are:
To explore what communication is; the different types of communication and why communication is important
To understand the complexities associated to communication for autistic people
To explore how communication can be supported in practice
Each course requires around 6 hours to complete, delivered via an online learning platform and includes:
3 x 30 minute self-directed learning sessions via recorded presentations
3 x 30 minute reflective learning activities
3 virtual classroom discussion sessions delivered live
Who is this training course for?
Scottish Autism has a series of online training courses available. They are aimed at practitioners, professionals, and those that work with or alongside autistic people in a variety of settings including support services, educational establishments and workplaces.
Training takes participants through a learning pathway to increase their awareness and understanding of autism, exploring the most recent theoretical and practice based thinking on autism. While considering approaches that enhance the wellbeing and quality of life of autistic people.
How to apply?
Next dates for Autism Understanding and Awareness: Monday24 May 2021 - Friday 11 June 2021.