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Communication and Interaction

Understanding and supporting young children with autism
Monday 3rd June 2019, Full day 09:30 - 15:30

Who is it for:

Early years teachers and teaching assistants.

Areas Covered:

This universal level course develops practitioners’ knowledge and understanding of the nature of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and provides practical strategies to support children’s needs

Course Outcomes:

  • Gain knowledge about the four areas of difference in ASD (formerly the triad of impairments).
  •  Learn a range of practical strategies and approaches to support children with ASD in their school.
  • Consider the perspective of parents and families.
  • Reflect on and review their practice with colleagues and identify areas for development.


  • Friday 9th November 2018
  • Thursday 14th March 2019
  • Monday 3rd June 2019


Alternatively this course can be delivered in your school/setting. Please discuss this with your EYST link teacher or email sarah.mounsey@leicester.gov.uk 

Duration: 9.30am-3.30pm


Fee:  £120 per delegate from LCC maintained school. £150 per delegate from non-maintained schools.

Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR1992
Date: Monday 3rd June 2019
Time: Full day 09:30 - 15:30
Cost: £120 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£150 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Location: New Parks House
Pindar road, Leicester, LE39RN
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