The self-study guide
The self-study guide is designed for people to follow alone or as part of a training programme which you can buy here. It includes audio files, videos and exercises to promote independent thinking and learning. It is available in hard copy and digital formats and provides about 5 to 7 hours of learning, with a certificate of completion.
a.Background and historical context
c.Causes and prevalence of autism
d.Diagnosis of autism
e.Characteristics of autism
f.Strengths of autism
g.Theories to explain autism
j.Introduction to the SPELL framework
3.Supporting people with autism – the SPELL framework in practice
I.Introduction to the framework
III.Positive Approaches and expectations
4.Resources and further reading
The resources can be used for training staff and managers working in autism support services and educational settings, including, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, behavioural specialists, speech and language therapists, learning disability nurses, teachers and teaching assistants, family members, day service staff and students.
Publication: 07 September 2018