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Autistic Spectrum Disorder: An Introduction for Teachers and LSAs

Inhouse Training Course In-house

This course is only available to be delivered in your school. To find out how we can tailor this course to fit your needs, call our in-house team on 020 8253 8241 to receive a free, no-obligation quote.

If you are looking to attend a course externally, you may be interested in Raising Achievement for Students on the Autistic Spectrum.

Suitable for: All teachers and teaching assistants

Phases suitable for:

  • Special

Course Reference: 7107WW

Autism is ten times more diagnosed today than it was 20 years ago. This course offers an introduction to the disorder, and some strategies both to develop understanding of autism, and to cope better with the behavioural issues associated with it.

  • Autism as a disorder of development
  • How delayed development of imagination and social understanding affects social relationships
  • The consequences of inflexible thought patterns and repetitive behaviours
  • Theory of mind and its effect on communication
  • How to teach more appropriate behaviours
  • How to inform your colleagues
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