In care proceedings it can sometimes be difficult to differentiate between presentations related to autism and those as a result of compromised attachment. How do we tell and what approaches can professionals employ to lessen anxiety in children (and adults) identified as autistic and support them to understand and cope with being in care?
This course will introduce you to the wide ranging presentations of autism and explore the implications for your practice focusing on the following key areas:
- An introduction to the characteristics of autism
- Presentation in females
- ASC or Compromised Attachment?
- Effective communication, interview and assessment approaches