Autism and Understanding Anxiety
This training course with understanding the stresses autistic children and young people experience particularly within the Post Primary School environment. We will highlight and discuss the external environmental demands and stress experienced by many autistic young people which can contribute to anxiety experiences.
Participants will understand:
The relationship between autism and anxiety, and how anxiety affects our body and mind.
Fatigue and masking in relation to anxiety from an autistic point of view.
How environmental, communication, sensory, emotional, and cognitive stresses can be supported to reduce anxiety experience within the school environment.
Explore a range of supports and resources which can be used to support an autistic child or young person.