All those who work with children with Autism in a Community Transport setting.
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.
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
What Is Autism:Triad of impairmentsCharacteristics of AutismHow children with Autism learn, behave and communicate
The legal aspects of restraint:How far can escorts go1989 Children’s ActThe government’s broad guidelinesWho authorises restraint
Methods of working with challenging behaviour:Communication and Autism – the most effective way to communicateIndividualised strategies and risk assessments for each child