Introduction Understanding autism Understanding the behaviours of some people with autistic spectrum conditions Communicating effectively with a person with autistic spectrum conditions Person centred support for people with autistic spectrum conditions Glossary Index
If you work with people with autistic spectrum condition and are studying for a health and social care qualification, or you want the right information to help your personal development, then An introduction to supporting people with autistic spectrum condition is for you. This book puts the person with autism at the centre of the support you give. It uses real life stories, activities and thinking points to cover all of the learning outcomes and is full of practical examples of how to apply the ideas to the support you provide.
Sue Hatton is a teacher by training and worked in schools and then two further education colleges. In the last sixteen years Sue has worked for an autism specific charity as their learning and development manager and now works as an autism advisor for a national company that runs specialist education and health and social care services.