Supporting early years children with autism spectrum disorders

Location: Edinburgh
Organiser: Childrein in

As awareness of autism is on the rise, more children are being diagnosed in their early years. It is widely accepted that the earlier the intervention, the better support can be provided to children and their families. 

Through attending this course you will learn about different autism spectrum disorders and how they present in young children. You will also learn how to encourage children with their learning and behaviours, and offer support to their families. 

Key learning:

  • The basics of autism
  • Key identifiers of autism at an early age and diagnostic pathways
  • How autism can affect sensory, environment and behaviours within your setting
  • The importance of working with families
  • Relevant strategies, resources and signposting. is an online service designed to support and encourage parents and carers of children aged 5-19, with a collection of videos addressing day-to-day questions and concerns spanning wellbeing, behaviour and learning.