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Autism - Higher Basic Level: Introduction to Autism

East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House), St Mary's House, St Leonard's Road
Admin Contact
Adult Social Care Training Mailbox (
Target Audience
Directly Provided Services (ESCC) / Personal Assistants (Care) / PVI Adults (Private, Voluntary and Independent Care Sector) / Voluntary and Community Sector
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
ESCC Directly Provided Services / Independent Care Sector, Carers & Voluntary Sector / Personal Assistants
Learning Disability
Course description
This course is suitable for staff working in adult social care services who have some contact with people with autism and QCF learners completing LD310.



Training objectives

To increase your understanding of autism and how it may affect a person’s experience of life.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course it is anticipated you will be able to:

  • Describe the differences in social interaction, social communication and flexibility of thought which individuals with autism may experience

  • Explain current psychological theories of autism

  • Identify differences in sensory perceptions and issues.

Additional Information
Start Date
Tuesday 3 March 2020
End Date
Tuesday 3 March 2020
Closing Date
Monday 27 January 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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