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This training will examine the broad definition of life skills, within the contexts of play and personal care. It will demonstrate how life skills can be improved and facilitated within the home, community and school environment from Pre- School onwards. This will include increasing independence in classroom activities, the daily routines and personal care activities, e.g. washing hands, brushing teeth, and getting dressed, shaving, menstruation. Methods for assessing and teaching life skills will be explained and practised.

Participants will:

•              Have a greater understanding of how the differences associated with autism affect the development of life skills.

•              Have an increased understanding of the opportunities available to improve and develop young people’s life skills across all environments.

•              Add to skills to facilitate pupils to achieve greater independence in relevant daily activities such as play, work tasks, personal hygiene and organisational skills.

•              Learn and develop methods to assess, prioritise and teach life skills.

•              Be more able to facilitate autistic young people to achieve greater independence in relevant daily activities such as leisure, work tasks, personal hygiene, toileting and organisational skills.

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Majella Nugent & Dee Hogan

Majella Nugent is an Autism Trainer/Advisor in Middletown Centre for Autism. Majella has experience teaching and supporting autistic children and young people in schools. Majella’s experiences include Pre-school, Mainstream Primary and Post-Primary and Special Schools across Ireland. Majella also has experience teaching autistic students in Further Education. She has lectured and assessed modules on the Early Childhood Foundation Degree and the Level Three Autism qualification, as professional development for parents and professionals. Majella’s training specialism is Relationship and Sexuality Education, Transitions and Special Education Needs. Dee Hogan is an Autism Trainer/Advisor in Middletown Centre for Autism. Dee has extensive experience teaching and supporting autistic children and young people. Her experiences include Pre-school, Early Intervention Autism Classes, Primary Autism Classes, Mainstream Primary and Special Schools. She has written, lectured and assessed modules on the Special Needs Assistant and Level Four Autism qualifications, as professional development for parents and professionals. Dee has also worked as a part time Lecturer with University College Cork designing and delivering the Diploma in Autism Studies as well as providing training for teachers, third level students, parents and professionals.

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