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Overview

This article gives you an overview of what expect in Week 1.
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Welcome to Week 1 which introduces you to some key ideas about Autism. This week we also start the activities so you can meet each other and begin to explore the “person first” approach.

This week will cover:

  1. An introduction to Autism.
  2. The “Fruit Salad” approach to understanding and supporting people with Autism.
  3. Gender differences in Autism.
  4. An example of the “person first” approach.
  5. Overview of weekly activities

Let’s go!

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