Autism Awareness & Support

This half-day Autism Awareness & Support course is suitable for nurses and carers.


This half day course helps staff to identify Autistic Spectrum Disorders, how they are diagnosed and how people with the condition can be supported effectively. A range of practical tips and techniques are explored and discussed as part of the learning.

Course Contents

  • What is an Autistic Spectrum Disorder?
  • Possible causes of autism, including health, psychological, genetic and environmental factors
  • Possible Autistic behaviours, including challenging behaviour and social interaction impairments
  • How Autism is diagnosed
  • Autism Management
  • Helping people with Autism, including practical tools and tips (including PECS trainer-led activity)

Course Outcomes

Your staff will be equipped with all the relevant knowledge and an understanding of the various Autism instances you may face within a care setting, and how to approach each.

Successful completion of this training course will result in the award of a CPD accredited certificate covering all aspects of the above course contents.

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