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Understanding Autism

Level 2 Understanding Autism course starting at New Mills Adult Education Centre in September 2020.  

This qualification aims to develop learners understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals (adults and children) with autism - covering the person-centred approach and influence of positive communication methods, how to support positive behaviour, and how individuals with autism can be supported to live healthy and fulfilled lives.

Itís useful for learners who provide direct support and those working in sectors such as:

  • healthcare
  • social care
  • leisure
  • entertainment
  • education and training
  • nursing

The course may also be of interest to parents and carers of young people with autism.

When: Mondays 6:30 - 9pm every fortnight
Start date: 14 September 2020
Course length: 24 weeks
Cost: contact the centre for more information

This course may be FREE is you are employed and earn under £17,004.00 per year. Fee remissions are also available for people on certain benefits. Please contact the centre to discuss your circumstances.

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