Support clients with ASD and Intellectual Disabilities

Duration

3 Hours

Schedule

This course is self-paced and completed Online. Upon purchasing a place in the course you will be provided with a Username and Password and access to the learning material for a 6 week period. 

The course date of 15.12.2022 is a nominal date and this course can be commenced online upon receipt of your username and password.

What You Learn

This short course describes the skills and knowledge required to work with individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and Intellectual Disability, with regard for their needs and within the context of support work.

What You Get

Certificate of Completion 

Materials to Bring

N/A

Dress Code

Dates

Date
Location
Places Remaining
Date 15 Dec 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location
South West TAFE - Online Course 197/202 Timor Street, Warrnambool VIC 3280
Places Remaining
49

Description

Participants will gain an understanding in: 

  • Introduction to Autism
  • History and context of Autism
  • Current research
  • Skills development for independence
  • Relationships and emotional skills
  • Introduction to Intellectual Disability
  • Clinical terms
  • Key features of Intellectual disability
  • What is cognitive disability
  • Developmental delay
  • Communication
  • Definition of communication
  • Communication skills
  • Augmentative and alternative communication
  • Hand gestures and Auslan
  • Ethical and legal requirements
  • Legislation
  • Duty of care V’s Dignity of risk
  • Workplace rights and responsibilities
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Dealing with breaches.