Dates: TBC for 2018
Time: 9.30 am – 12.30 am
Relevant legislation & guidance
It is essential to staff roles that autism awareness training is available to everyone working in health or social care, including staff carrying out community care assessments and those working within the criminal justice sector.
Autism awareness should also be part of the core training curricula for doctors, nurses and other clinicians.
All front-line staff
· Definition of autism. (UR Consultant Theory and NAS)
· Autism Act 2009 and guidance http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2009/15/contents
· Theory in terms of the triad of impairments. ( social imagination, communication and interaction)
· Process for diagnosis and barriers to getting a diagnosis.
. Sets out key facts, factors and myths.
. Key characteristics including routines and savant syndrome.
. Sensory impairments.
. Behaviour and anxieties.
Every three years.