Getting it right for Learners with Autism, Asperger Syndrome and ADHD in Ireland

This one-day course for teachers and support staff is designed to enable successful inclusion of learners with Autism and Asperger Syndrome in the classroom.  Delivered by Andrew Whitehouse


Topics in this very informative course include:  What REALLY is the difference between Autism and Asperger’s and defining Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). Clear guidance on ASD friendly communication: some effective dos and don’ts. How to empower the learner with ASD to understand the social expectations that surround their everyday activities. Powerful strategies to empower the learner with ASD to understand the emotions of others and manage their own emotional needs. How to ensure an ASD friendly environment. The virtual world: some of the ways ICT, the internet, tablets and interactive whiteboards can be used to enhance educational provision and social inclusion for learners with ASDs. We will also discuss ADHD in this powerful one-day class to get a better overview and understanding of how to meet the educational needs of ADHD/ADD learners.
This is offered as a 1-day face-to-face course.
Location: Dublin, Cork, Belfast
Appropriate for: Teachers, Special Needs Educators, Learning Support Specialists, SENs, SENCos, Guidance Counsellors
Coursework: Coursework and all materials will be provided at the training for this course.
Qualification earned: Successful completion of this course will award 4 CPD credits from the Psychological Society of Ireland plus a certificate of attendance.
Price: €320.00 / £320


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