Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD): An Introduction



This full study day will provide a general overview of Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the day, participants will have considered:

  • ASD definitions
  • The historical perspective
  • Spectrum viewpoint
  • Diagnosis
  • Causes, prevalence and statistics
  • The triad of impairments
  • Communication, language and social interaction issues
  • Parent/carers perspective
  • Diagnosis - the impact
  • Some treatment and management approaches


All carers, from any healthcare setting, who are - meeting the needs of people with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder


Teacher facilitation, supported by group discussion



Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.

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Label Dates & Times Venue Facilitator Administrator
Friday 8 June 2018
(9.30 - 4.30)
CEC - Craigavon Damian McAleer
Glynnis Johnston
Thursday 28 June 2018
(9.30 - 4.30)
CEC - Antrim Damian McAleer
Valerie Lyttle
Wednesday 29 August 2018
(9.30 - 4.30)
CEC - Craigavon Damian McAleer
Glynnis Johnston