Beechwood College offers two days of free workshops aimed at professionals and parents of adolescents with ASD|
SULLY, Wales: Whilst plenty of information is made available on the needs of younger autistic children in Wales, the needs of older adolescents, particularly in relation to education, often go unaddressed with many people unsure of the provision available for those moving from adolescent to adult services.
If you are a professional or parent working with or living with a young autistic adolescents you will now be able to benefit from a free workshop which will increase your awareness of autism as a condition and shed light on some of the common issues faced. The workshop will also provide practical strategies for classroom management together with behavioural and social management techniques allowing you to better meet the needs of young autistic people. In addition, the sessions, led by professionals in the field of autism, will address the problems faced during the development stages from childhood to adult life, the need for structure, continuity and routine, the development of transferable life skills.
Booking forms and extra information is available in the library section of this site.
(Source: Awares, May 7, 2009)