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Distance Learning , Online learning
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 Staff
target audience
Course Types
Virtual Classroom, Course
Course categories
ESCC Directly Provided Services / Independent Care Sector, Carers & Voluntary Sector / Personal Assistants
Learning Disability
Course description

This introductory session outlines what autism is and common difficulties which autistic people face, including communication and sensory issues.

This session will be delivered via Zoom, so delegates need to have access to that platform.

Once your place on this event has been confirmed, you will receive a separate email with a link to the Zoom meeting. Please note this email will be sent from the East Sussex Learning Portal. please make sure you check your Spam/Junk folders for this email.

The link to join the training will be sent one week before the day of the event.

Please read the attached document "Attending Online Training" before joining the course.


Training objectives
Learning outcomes

- Be able to identify three common areas of difficulty for autistic people
- Be able to identify 2 specific areas of difficulty with communication
- Explore tips on how to support communication with autistic people and how they relate to trainees’ roles
- Be able to identify 2 specific areas of difficulty with sensory issues
- Explore tips on how to support autistic people with sensory issues and how they relate to trainee’s roles.

Additional Information
Start Date
Tuesday 21 September 2021
End Date
Tuesday 21 September 2021
Closing Date
Monday 20 September 2021
14:00 - 16:00
Maximum Places
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