Wicklow Primary Care Health Centre, Wicklow, Wicklow
This training event will explain what autism is and will examine why young people with autism can experience difficulties when faced with a transition to teenage life. This session is the foundation for understanding commonly associated difficulties: challenging behaviour, sensory processing, anxiety and social communication. The importance and design of a planned transition programme and the role of the parents in this process will be examined along with ideas and suggestions as to how best to prepare the young person for forthcoming adolescence and adulthood.
Parents and family member will have a better understanding of
• The characteristics of autism.
• How young people with autism think and learn.
• The associated features of autism.
• The underlying reasons of how autism can impact in the adolescent years.
• Transition planning and the role of parents.
Wicklow Primary Care Health Centre
Wicklow Primary Care Health Centre , Wicklow , Wicklow