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Autism / Dementia

These courses will help you with understanding and supporting those with these conditions.

Autism - An awareness of autistic spectrum conditions

This course is ideal for those who support people with autism, and especially parents/carers of children or young people who are on the autistic spectrum who want an understanding of the basics.

The course provides a basic introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions, covering key area of knowledge and exploring important themes such as individuality, communication, behaviour and person centered support and sensory processing disorder.

The course covers key areas of what the autistic spectrum is and explores how to use effective support to empower the individual. 

By the end of this course learners will:

  • Explore what is meant by the term ‘autistic spectrum condition’
  • Look at the behavioural characteristics associated with autistic spectrum condition 
  • Understand the sensory difficulties which may be experienced by individuals with an autistic spectrum condition 
  • Learn some basic strategies on how best to support individuals who are on the spectrum
  • Explore effective communication resources that will aid supporting a person who has Autism
  • Review the various organisations that can give help, advice and guidance to the individual with autism and their primary carers 

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There are no entry requirements for this course. We welcome anyone with an interest in gaining greater awareness of autistic spectrum conditions by way of a gentle introduction.

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There are no assessments and completion of the course does not lead to a formal qualification.

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This is a one-day course held between 9:30am - 4.30pm.

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This course is available for bookings and can be arranged for a date and location that suits. Call us on 01225 713183 or email learning@wiltshire.gov.uk to let us know your training needs.  

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To apply for this course call us on 01225 713183 or email learning@wiltshire.gov.uk and let us know your training needs.  

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Working with individuals on a Autistic spectrum

This course develops knowledge and understanding of autistic spectrum conditions and provides a detailed study of how to support people on the autistic spectrum by exploring important themes such as individuality, communication, behaviour and person centred support. The course is pitched at Level 3 for individuals and groups who want to gain further insight beyond the basics. It is suitable for those with a professional interest in autism and also parents /carers of children, young people and adults who are on the spectrum. 

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There are no entry requirements for this course. We welcome anyone with an interest in gaining greater understanding of autistic spectrum conditions by way of a gentle introduction.

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There are no assessments and completion of the course does not lead to a formal qualification.

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This is a one-day course held between 9.30am - 4.30pm.

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This course is available for either individuals or group bookings and can be arranged for a date and location that suits. Call us on 01225 713183 or email learning@wiltshire.gov.uk to let us know your training needs.

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The price for this course is £65 per person. To apply for this course call us on 01225 713183 or email learning@wiltshire.gov.uk and let us know your training needs.

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Supporting children and adults with ASD

This course will give you a greater understanding of autism and sensory processing disorder diagnosed in 0-24 yrs. It also includes awareness and implementation of positive support management, as well as understanding of anxiety and mental health factors that can affect this condition.This course will also go through best strategy’s for supporting individuals in a person centred way.

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There are no entry requirements for this course. We welcome anyone with an interest in gaining greater awareness of autistic spectrum conditions by way of a gentle introduction.

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There are no assessments and completion of the course does not lead to a accredited qualification.

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This is a one day course held between 9.30am - 4.30pm.

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This course is available for either individuals or group bookings and can be arranged for a date and location that suits. Call us on 01225 713183 or email learning@wiltshire.gov.uk to let us know your training needs.

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The price for this course is £65 per person.To apply for this course call us on 01225 713183 or email learning@wiltshire.gov.uk and let us know your training needs.

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Dementia Awareness

This Dementia Awareness training course has been designed as an introduction to dementia so that carers can learn more about the subject and feel more confident about caring for someone with the condition.

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There are no entry requirements for this course.

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There are no assessments and completion of the course does not lead to a accredited qualification.

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This is a one day course held between 9.30am - 4.30pm.

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This course is available for either individuals or group bookings and can be arranged for a date and location that suits. Call us on 01225 713183 or email learning@wiltshire.gov.uk to let us know your training needs. 

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To apply for this course call us on 01225 713183 or email learning@wiltshire.gov.uk and let us know your training needs. 

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Medication and effects on a person with Dementia

This course explores how medication can cause unwanted and distressing side-effects on individuals being cared for. This also covers person centred approach and will lead to a greater understanding of dementia. 

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There are no entry requirements for this course.

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There are no assessments and completion of the course does not lead to a accredited qualification.

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This is a half day course which can be held either AM or PM

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This course is available for either individuals or group bookings and can be arranged for a date and location that suits. Call us on 01225 713183 or email learning@wiltshire.gov.uk to let us know your training needs. Close

To apply for this course call us on 01225 713183 or email learning@wiltshire.gov.uk and let us know your training needs. 

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Last updated: 22 May 2018 | Last reviewed: 22 May 2018