Autism Awareness


Community Transport

Who should attend?

All those who work with children with Autism in a Community Transport setting.

Course aim

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.

Learning 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
Course content

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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