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Practical Interventions 5 Day Training Course – Solihull (Evenings)

11th September at 7:00 pm - 9th October at 9:00 pm

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Practical Interventions Training Course. (Evenings)

This course has been adapted from Studio III™ training.

A free five session physical intervention training course for family members of a child with autism.

The course offers an introduction to autism and a low arousal and practical approach to managing challenging behaviour.

The course will cover the following:

Introduction to autism

Sensory issues and autism

Defining challenging behavior and why it occurs

Low arousal techniques

The importance of pre-empting situations

Avoiding known triggers

The importance of debriefing after an incident

Practical training in the use of physical techniques e.g. being able to get out of grabs/hair pulls

The importance of only using physical intervention as a last resort

At the end of this course, you will:

Have an increased overall understanding of autism

Have an increased understanding of the impact that sensory issues can have on a person with autism and subsequently their behaviour

Have an increased understanding of the impact that anxiety can have on a person with autism and subsequently their behaviour

Increase your knowledge of why challenging behaviour can occur

Be able to understand better the communicative function of some of the challenging behaviours you are presented with

Gain knowledge of low arousal techniques for behaviour management and potential triggers to be avoided

Learn, practice and gain confidence in four techniques of physical intervention

Dates: Wednesdays, 11th September, 18th September, 25th September, 2nd October, 9th October

Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm each evening

Location: Lyndon Methodist Church, Melton Avenue, Solihull, B92 7QX

Cost: Free to SOLAR Families (allocated on a first come first served basis)

Booking Information: To book this event or for more information please contact Lisa Baker, Solihull Parenting Coordinator:

T: 0121 301 2773



11th September at 7:00 pm
9th October at 9:00 pm
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Lyndon Methodist Church
Melton Avenue
Solihull, West Midlands B92 7QX United Kingdom
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