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Next steps in supporting people with autistic spectrum condition

Next steps in supporting people with autistic spectrum condition

October 2012 | 144 pages | Learning Matters
If you work with people with autistic spectrum condition and are studying for a health and social care qualification, or you want the right information to help your personal development, then Next steps in supporting people with autistic spectrum condition is for you.

This book puts the person with autism at the centre of the support you give. It uses real life stories, activities and thinking points to cover all of the learning outcomes and it is full of practical examples of how to apply the ideas to the support you provide.

Understanding the main characteristics of autistic spectrum conditions
Understanding how an autistic spectrum condition can impact on the life of an individual and those around them
Understanding different theories and concepts about autism
Understanding the legal and policy framework that underpins good practice
Understanding how to achieve effective communication with individuals with autistic spectrum disorders
Understanding how to support individuals with autistic spectrum disorders

Recommended text for our learning disability first year degree students

Dr Vincent Icheku
Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University
December 3, 2013

This is a useful text in enabling practitioners to develop a basic understanding of autistic spectrum disorders. It contains all the pertinent information, that would enable this development.

The case examples provided, to illustrate points were also useful.

Mrs Surj Sall-Dullat
Mental Health Law & Policy Team, Staffordshire County Council
August 9, 2013

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Sue Hatton

Sue Hatton is a teacher by training and worked in schools and then two further education colleges. In the last sixteen years Sue has worked for an autism specific charity as their learning and development manager and now works as an autism advisor for a national company that runs specialist education and health and social care services. More About Author

John Simpson

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