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Autism Awareness

AUTISM AWARENESS FOR ESCORTS

AIMS

To provide delegates with a better understanding of how Autism affects a child's behaviour and practical guidance on how to appropriately deal with this.

OBJECTIVES

By the end of the programme delegates will:-

  • Have an awareness of what Autism is and how it affects a child&'s behaviour
  • Have an awareness of the legal implications of restraint
  • Have an awareness of how to manage Autistic behaviour in an escort environment.

CONTENTS

  • What Is Autism?
  • Triad of impairments
  • Characteristics of Autism
  • How children with Autism learn, behave and communicate
  • The legal aspects of restraint:
  • How far can escorts go?
  • 1989 Children’s Act
  • The government’s broad guidelines
  • Who authorises restraint?
  • Methods of working with challenging behaviour:
  • Communication and Autism – the most effective way to communicate
  • Individualised strategies and risk assessments for each child

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