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HSG Autism Awareness

0.5 Hours (Approx)
Multiple Choice
HSGEL-AUTISM
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Autism affects over 700,000 people in the United Kingdom and the number of children being diagnosed with the condition is continuing to increase. (Source: National Autistic Society)

Due to the Autistic Spectrum being so broad it is often hard to define Autism. This is why it is known as the hidden disability.

To those with Autism the world does not make sense, how would you feel waking up and everyone around you is behaving differently, speaking words and phrases that you don't understand.  Now imagine that's only the start of the problems that people with Autism face each day.

This course is designed to give you a basic understanding of Autism, highlighting its history to diagnosis, how correct terminology can remove stigma and provide guidance on interacting with patients/colleagues with Autism.

Who is this course for?

Healthcare professionals with the responsibility of caring, supporting or providing treatment to a person with Autism.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the history of Autism diagnosis
  • Explain the Triad of Autism
  • Understand how to respond to Sensory Overload
  • Be aware of the research surrounding Autism, its possible causes and links
  • Explain the common behaviours caused by autism spectrum disorders (ASDs)
  • Highlight communication and support mechanism used when treating a Person with Autism.

Course content:

  • Understanding Autism
  • Legislation
  • Autism Causes and Links
  • Autistic Spectrum and Triad of Autism
  • Effects & Complications
  • Terminology & Communication
  • Theory of Mind
  • Sensory Overload, Meltdowns and Behavioural Problems
  • Routine and Rigidity
  • Treatment Adjustments and Hospital Passports

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HSG E-learning courses are straightforward and easy to use; however should you need assistance you can use our support section to find more help or contact us.

Number of Delegates

Your Price: £14.95 + VAT

(Price Per Delegate: £14.95 + VAT)

This activity has been accredited by The CPD Standards office and equates to 0.5 hours of CPD.
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