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Understanding Autism

Understanding Autism Level 2 course due to start in September 2020 at New Mills Adult Community Education Centre.  

This qualification aims to develop learner 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 from 6:30 pm until 9 pm every fortnight. This course will be delivered via distance learning. Start date: 28 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. Contact the centre to discuss your circumstances.

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