Monday, 11. November 2019, The Castle Centre, Understanding Autistic Individuals with Demand Avoidance [PDA] & Strategies to support them [North Devon]

from 11. November 2019 - 9:30
till 12. November 2019 - 15:30

The Castle Centre

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A two day workshop aimed at those supporting individuals on the Autism Spectrum that are displaying demand avoidant behaviours or that have a diagnosis of PDA. 
Your trainers are Sam Harris, manager and creator of the BISnet service, Family consultant and someone with over 10 years of exepereince supporitng Autisitc individuals. He is joined for this course by Andrew Southwell. Andy is a teacher for the Cambien group, a specialist school setting for Autistic individuals. He recently completed his Masters in PDA within the educational setting and has been supporting Autistic young people for around 8 years. 
* Understanding the basics of Autism
* Exploring how traditional approaches to Autism involve a directive and demand based approach
* Understanding the role demands play in anxiety and how anxiety impacts cognitive ability. 
* Supporting yourself to maintain what can be very challenging effects of the behaviours
* Learning other techniques more appropriate to supporting individuals with demand avoidance behaviours
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Understanding Autistic Individuals with Demand Avoidance [PDA] & Strategies to support them [North Devon] , The Castle Centre event

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