ABC of Autism Continuing Personal Development Course 2024



The ABC of Autism course is specifically designed for those who live with or care for or work with a child or adult on the autism spectrum.

The course will be of particular benefit to parents, educators including class teachers, resource teachers, special needs assistants as well as administrators, social care workers, employers.


This unique course is designed to inform and inspire educators, parents, healthcare professionals and other practitioner. The course evidence-based autism informed strategies to meet the needs of children and young adults on the autism spectrum from diagnoses to adulthood,

Participants will gain knowledge learn about practical strategies on how to assess and support children, young people and adults on the autism spectrum in a range of settings,

Learn about Individual Support Plans (ISP’s) Individualised Education Plans (IEPs) Individual Transition Plans (ITPs) how they are developed and implemented.

Learn effective strategies for increasing communication, managing sensory challenges, problem solving, time management, learning skills, managing behaviour, building self-awareness, self-esteem, and self-confidence.

Gain an understanding of how to support children and young people with sensory,

stress & anxiety issues, emotional and relationship difficulties.

Gain a better understanding about post 18 and transitioning to adulthood

Modules of instruction are delivered over 10 weeks with guidance and support

· Downloadable resources to extend the lessons.

· Four Assignments to reinforce learning - these can be completed online support and guidance will be provided.

A Certificate of CPD will be awarded to those who complete the course.


Starts: January 23rd 2024

Times: 6:30 - 8:30pm

Days: Tuesdays

Cost: €120

Assessment and Certification

Patricipants will be encouraged to undertake a portfolio of six practical assessments. These will enhance the work/lives of participants that the participants are already engaged with and reinforce the course content.

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