Wicklow Primary Care Health Centre, Wicklow, Wicklow
Young people with autism experience anxiety in many situations, with some experiencing significant anxiety difficulties. This session is an introduction to strategies that can be used to alleviate the experience of anxiety in young people with autism.
Parents and family members will
• Understand how the core impairments of autism, including sensory difficulties, can contribute to the development of anxiety.
• Understand how anxiety can escalate and may result in an outburst.
• Develop some simple strategies to prevent the escalation of anxiety.
• Understand the basics of cognitively based management approaches.
Wicklow Primary Care Health Centre
Wicklow Primary Care Health Centre , Wicklow , Wicklow