This course shows participants how to find ways to develop relationships with people with severe learning disabilities or autism.
This course will enable participants to better understand and communicate with the individual they support, increase their confidence, improve their quality of life and reduce any difficult behaviour.
Participants will find ways to get in touch with the individual they support, understand their personal language and give them the confidence and skills to develop positive relationships. The course covers using the ‘Intensive Interaction’ technique with non verbal adults and children with autism or profound learning disabilities.
Participants will: learn
- about the principles of Intensive Interaction
- lhow to identify the barriers to building relationships
- how to communicate with people who do not speak or respond due to their autism or profound learning disability
- how to use your own experiences to make improvements in the way you work.