Aims for the course: All participants will be able to:
• Identify the four key areas of difference that need to be taken into account when working with children on the autism spectrum.
• Know the importance of understanding the individual child on the autism spectrum and their profile of strengths and weaknesses.
• Identify the key areas to help children on the autism spectrum build positive relationships with staff and their peers.
• Know that many children on the autism spectrum can be unusually sensitive to everyday sights, sounds, touch, tastes and smells. This can affect their learning and motional state