Autism and Communication

Ref: C3529217

During the day we will explore and discuss the needs of individuals across the Autism Spectrum, with regards to communication and interaction. We will look at differing resources and approaches, which range from our own communication methods to those including visual aids, key signing and electronic communication technology.

Course aim

Following on from the previous workshop, we will further explore the need for clear and uncluttered communication approaches for individuals on the Autism Spectrum.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • recognise the reasons to alter our everyday communication methods.
  • Unclutter ourselves and our environment.
  • Understand communication and how it relates to the Autism brain.
  • Use the basic methods of communication assessment.
  • Find and use appropriate available resources e.g. visual aids, key signing and electronic.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Autism and Communication

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Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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