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Coronavirus (COVID-19): updates and advice

Working with Adults with Autism

There are currently no courses available.  This page will be updated with future dates.

The Dorset Council People- Adults pricing policy will be changing from 1st April 2020 as follows:

  • full day course- £50 per attendee
  • half day course- £40 per attendee

Please be aware that these costs will also be incurred for attendees who are classified as a ‘late cancellation’ - cancels their place within 1 week of the course date - or a ‘no show’ on the day of the course.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • have confidence in recognising Autism and understanding that it is a spectrum disorder
  • have an increased confidence in communicating appropriately with people with Autism
  • have an increased awareness of sensory sensitivity or under-sensitivity
  • explore good practice in transition from children to adult services
  • explore ways in which services could be adapted, reasonable adjustments, made more accessible, etc
  • develop skills in supporting customers to increase their independence
  • have an increased awareness of dual diagnosis
  • understand how the law, research and evidence-based practice relates to case studies

Target groups

Adult & Community Services, IVP Sector

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Learning and Development, Adult services

Name: Adult Services
Email: acslandod@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01305 225060
Full contact details for Learning and Development, Adult services

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