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The Early Years Training Hub is part of The Big Initiative which is a multi-agency collaboration bringing together expert practitioners to provide exceptional resources free of charge :

An Introduction to the Autism Spectrum Childminding
An Introduction to the Autism Spectrum Childminding

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Autism is a serious, lifelong, and often disabling condition that affects around one in every 100. It is crucial that Early Years practitioners know the facts, as well as the myths, around autism and the autism spectrum.

This course will touch upon the background, history and science of autism, as well as looking at practical strategies for dealing with autism in an Early Years setting. It will also cover the signs and symptoms that practitioners should watch out for to enable them to deal with it as early as possible.

The learning objectives for this course are as follows:

  1. To understand what autism is (Including the neurological factors)
  2. To know the symptoms of an autistic
  3. To be able to identify the early warning signs of autism
  4. To know practical strategies and techniques to support an autistic child

This course ensures your practice is in line with the requirements of the Childcare Act 2006 (the Act), as amended by the Children and Families Act 2014. It will also support your continuous professional development and enable you to keep well informed and up-to-date with current practice.

Should you wish to discuss your training needs based on the children in your care, please call 0800 774 787.

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  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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