This course gives an introduction to Asperger Syndrome and highlights some of the associated difficulties. It also gives an insight into some of the ways of developing social behaviour.
It explores some of the specific cognitive difficulties and sensory and perceptual issues in Asperger Syndrome. Risk assessment and forensic issues are examined as well as behavioural problems and ways of supporting people with Asperger Syndrome.
You also explore developmental issues and ways of developing social skills as well as being offered the perspective of an individual with Asperger Syndrome.
The course is run in collaboration with the National Autistic Societyhttp://www.nas.org.uk/.