CPD certified online trainingIncluded in membership
Childminding UK has achieved the Princess Royal Training Award 2022. Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how people communicate and interact with the world. This course will help you to understand more about the disability and tell you what to do if you suspect a child may need further assessment or support.
About this module
Overall this module is intended to provide you with insights, and a range of tools and strategies to choose from that you may wish to use to support your children and families to have the best experience in your care, when working with a child who may need assessment for Autism, or who has received a diagnosis. Ellie Collar agreed to partner with Childminding UK to produce this training module for you. Ellie has a B.Ed (Hons) in Primary and Early Years Education, an M.Ed in Special Educational Needs, and worked in special education schools for seven years, with children of all ages with severe to profound and multiple learning difficulties, including Autism, physical and sensory disabilities.
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Explore what Autism as a developmental disability is
Explore how it may affect a child’s individual access to communication, play and early learning
Look in detail at the four areas of difference that people with Autism experience, and the unique presentation for each person
Help you to consider and assess how accessible your environment may be for a child with Autism, to support their relationships with you and with other children and build their social confidence and wellbeing
Help you to provide in-depth observational information to parents and other professionals, to support a high quality assessment for your child
Provide information for you to be alert to and support a child’s sensory comfort so they have their best availability to enjoy and benefit from their time with you
Explore some of the things you may want to consider when supporting parents and wider family with the assessment process and diagnosis of Autism, and ways in which you can support them
This module is included as part of:
About CPD Accreditation
Once successfully completed we'll send your name, email address and details of this module to the CPD Accreditation Service.
The CPD Accreditation Service will email you a certificate showing the number of CPD hours you have earned.
You can store or print the certificate as a record of your Continuing Professional Development.