Course Description

Autism: Promoting Social Communication Skills of Pupils with ASD

Hibernia College

This course outlines evidence-based strategies to promote social communication skills for pupils with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs). The course also discusses the management of challenging behaviour, classroom management, collaboration and developing individual education plans (IEPs) for pupils with ASDs. The course gives a general introduction to autism, leading to an understanding of the difficulties facing pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) on a daily basis. The course also outlines practical strategies and interventions for managing the classroom as well as managing the behaviour, learning and communication skills of pupils with ASDs. The course goes on to outline and provide teachers with evidence-based strategies to promote the social communication skills of this group of children, including:

  • Visual timetables
  • Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication-handicapped CHildren (TEACCH)
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
  • Social stories
  • Intensive interaction

College Name Hibernia College
Course Category Education, Special Needs Assistant Training
Course Type Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course Qualification CPD
Course Location Dublin City South, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 2
Delivery mode Blended Learning - Elearning / Skills Workshops
Course Start Date 3rd July 2017
Course End Date 25th August 2017
Course Fee POA
Awarding Body QQI
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Course Provider

Hibernia College

(01) 661 0162
9-10 Fenian Street, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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