Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD): An Introduction

 

Purpose

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

Audience

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

Method

Teacher facilitation, supported by group discussion

Cost

£105.00

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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Friday 19 January 2018
(9.30 - 4.30)
CEC - Antrim Damian McAleer
Kylie Steinberg
For Muckamore Abbey Staff Only (Bands 5, 6 & 7 and HCSW Band 3) Thursday 28 June 2018
(9.30 - 4.30)
Muckamore Abbey Hospital Damian McAleer
Valerie Lyttle