Understanding Autism Workshop

Nic McBride

28 March 2018 9:30 am - 1:30 pm Australia/Hobart

Montgomery Meeting Room

Carpark Lane, off King Edward St, Ulverstone

Michelle Foley, 6212 7302

Intervention strategies, principles of best practice in the support of individuals on the autism spectrum.

This workshop is aimed at anyone who works alongside or supports people who are on the Autism Spectrum, this could include disability support workers, team leaders and supervisors.

This workshop will be facilitated by Autism Tasmania Inc., with aims to broaden your knowledge of autism through participation in engaging learning activities, including presentations and discussions with adults on the spectrum.

On completion you will have a broad understanding of autism, greater confidence in interacting with individuals on the spectrum and skills.

The workshop will cover:

  • Current research on autism spectrum disorders, including prevalence, gender ratios, adult outcomes;
  • The characteristics of autism and the impact on individual functioning;
  • Evidence-based intervention strategies and principles of best practice in the support of clients on the autism spectrum.

More information: Michele Foley,  Sector Consultant – Learning & Development,  NDS, 6212 7302, michele.foley@nds.org.au