Autism e-learning resources

The British Institute of Learning Disabilities: Positive Behavioural Support (PBS) Awareness Course
This course forms part of the Department of Health's Positive and Safe Programme and is about the organisational culture needed to put the Positive and Proactive Care guidance into practice. It has been designed for staff and carers who support vulnerable people, and the purpose of the course is to raise awareness of the principles and practices embedded in PBS.

MindEd: Autism and Related Problems
MindEd is a free online e-learning resource for everyone with a duty of care for children and young people, whether this be through their work or outside it in a voluntary or charitable capacity. MindEd is developed and supported by a group of multi-disciplinary organisations, known as the consortium. Its members are: the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health; the Royal College of Psychiatrists; the Royal College of Nursing; the Royal College of General Practitioners; the British Psychological Society; the National Children’s Bureau and YoungMinds.

FutureLearn: Understanding Autism
FutureLearn offer a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. This course aims to help learners understand more about autism, including diagnosis, the autistic spectrum and life with autism. This course runs at certain times throughout the year.

Skills for Care: Positive Behavioural Support (PBS)
PBS is a person-centred approach to supporting people who display behaviours which challenge. It’s important that adult social care workers have the right skills and knowledge to use this approach. Three information videos are below:

If you’re new to this approach, these FAQs show how PBS can help deliver high-quality support.

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