Children and young people with autism can experience elevated levels of anxiety and stress often resulting in distressed and inappropriate behaviours. Responding effectively to behaviour remains a concern for professionals working within education. Early intervention and planning are important to ensure that children have an array of proactive strategies to defuse rather than escalate a demanding situation. This session will examine how the core features of autism can influence the behaviour of children and young people and challenge the term, “Challenging Behaviour”.
· Understand how the core features of autism can influence behaviour.
· Understand reasons for what we see as inappropriate behaviour
· Learn practical strategies for recognising early warning signs and making positive interventions
· Recognise the “Rumbling, Raging and Recovery” aspects of behaviour and what we as practitioners can do
· Understand the behaviour and anxiety bank account
· How the core features can affect behaviour.
· Clarity of information, including expectations and procedures.
· Consistency: A healthy, strong home school partnership is vital.
· Common sense: Remembering that sometimes the most effective is also the most straightforward and easiest.· Continuation: Keeping the teaching and the positive supports in place to continue to help the child or young person to develop effective habits and more adaptive skills.
|Course Date||08-05-2019 9:30 am|
|Course End Date||08-05-2019 1:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||04-04-2019|
|Cut off date||08-05-2019 9:30 am|
|Speaker||Middletown Autism Centre|
|Location||Monaghan Education Centre|