AUTISM IN THE TEACHING ENVIRONMENT (5 Days Proram)

VARIETY: AUTISM IN THE TEACHING ENVIRONMENT

LANGUAGE: Languages used for the training: English, but many languages for 6+ groups. The language of the course can be arranged according to the characteristics of the groups in English, German, Italian, Spanish and Turkish.

COURSE SPECIFICATIONS:
Number of Training Days:10 Days
Lessons per week: 30 English Language
Lesson Duration: 09:00-15:00 for a day

Length and fees: 70 Auro per a day/person

Class Size: Maximum 20
Language level: A1/A2
Suitable for: School administrators, school staff, teachers and Everyone

COURSE BACKGROUND AND COURSE OVERVIEW:

Autism has an important place in the world that we live in. This disorder can be seen as a problem in the society, and parents of the children that they have the autistic disorder may have seen and accepted differentiated from the society that they live. Actually, with some methods and techniques, out of their treatment process, they can be included in the education process in schools; because individuals with autism syndrome are not different from us. They have some symptoms that show they have an autistic disorder; they also have different features and characteristics from normal people. So, with the treatment of their disorder, with some methods and techniques, and some adaptation rules, they can be included in society. 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

-To find the symptoms of the autistic children

-Realize their differences

-To adapt them to the school education and society

-To use the techniques and methodologies for their feelings of belonging to the society

-To help their treatment

-To teach more about the Autistic Spectrum Disorder

CONTENT AND METHODOLOGY:

The content of the course children with ASD and their school education. We will talk about how can we help more than. So, we need to find the methods and techniques for including these children the school environment and society.

The methodology of the course first will be on talking about the symptoms of autism and identifying the special ones. Then, we will talk about with the teacher about the adaptation and the accepted processes of these children to society and publicity. Then, we will talk about the treatments and methods for these ASD children. Then, the harms impair and effects of this disorder to children’s social lives.

Then, we will talk about the neurodevelopmental conditions of their brains in their growing up processes and we will read the academical essays together in order to solve these problems in schools. Then, the ASD syndrome will be discussed with all of its aspects and roles in society.

Methods:

Lectures, exercises, discussions, teamwork, role-playing, study visits

Course Topics:

ASD Syndrome

Symptoms for ASD

Types of ASD

The individual development process for ASD

Program (Training activities):

-PPT slides

-discussions

-evaluating

-sharing thoughts and ideas with the group

-sightseeing and the school visits

PREPARATION:

After confirming registration, participants will be informed about the details of the course (arrival, daily program). Participants will be able to introduce themselves and bring a few examples of routines and practices that they apply to their teaching.

MODULES:

Module1: Symptoms for ASD

Module2: Treatment processes

Module3: Inclusive education for students who have ASD

Module4: Common types of ASD in society

Module4: The age ranges of ASD

FOLLOW UP:

Teachers who are participated in this course:

-They will learn about the symptoms of this disorder, then they will easily find the students who have ASD syndrome

-They will learn about the methods and techniques for inclusion of these children to society

-They will learn how to approach their autistic students

-They will discuss the issue together with an experienced trainer

-They will visit special education schools together 

DAILY TIMETABLE:

1ST DAY
(09:00-15:00)
-Welcome to the participants
-A quick introduction to the course
Coffee Break
– Autism Facts and Myths Quizz
– The Autism Spectrum – Kanners and Asperger
– Causation – co morbidity with other conditions
– Introduction to Social Communication, Social Interaction, Social Imagination difficulties
– Theory of mind – mind blindness, Executive function dysfunction, Weak Central Coherence
– Introduction to Ritualistic and Obsessive behaviors
– The impact of Anxiety
– The Attributes of Autism
-Discussion of the day
2ND DAY
(09:00-15:00)
Autism and the Sensory World
– Sensory impacts on Autism, and resulting behaviors.
– A is for Autism Video
– Identify the senses – Exercise.
Coffee Break
– Information Processing
– Managing the Sensory Environment to reduce behaviors
– Introduction of the techniques for identifying and managing behaviors.
-Discussion of the day
3RD DAY
(09:00-15:00)
Managing Communication through Visual Structure
– The importance of visual communication
– Structured approaches – using structure for orientation and communication
Coffee Break
– Managing and structuring the Environment
– Structured communication systems – examples
-Discussion of the day
4TH DAY
(09:00-15:00)
Coping with Challenging Behaviors – an introduction.
– What is challenging behavior? – Different forms of challenge.
– Our responses to challenging behavior
– Analyzing the reasons behind behaviors – triggers and techniques
Coffee Break
– Rituals and Obsessions – distract and divert techniques
– Can’t or Won’t – Putting context to behavior
– Prevention & Introduction to Social Stories
– Identifying and Managing Risk – recording.
-Discussion
5TH DAY
(09:00-15:00)
Case Studies & Reflections
Going forward – Practical guide to Positive understanding and Approaches
Practical session, Case studies – Identify Behaviours and develop Positive interventions.
Practical session – Case studies – using resources provided, design and make structured approach tools to take away.

CERTIFICATIONS: At the end of the course; Participants will take ”Certificate of Participant”, ”Europass Mobility Certificate”, ”Staff Mobility Agreement‘‘ and BlueCore International Company Invoice certificates.

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