Unit Breakdown

This shows how we capture all the evidence to obtain enough credits for this part of your award

Diploma qualification units can be knowledge or skills based. Each different unit within the qualification has specific requirements and will have different evidence to demonstrate your ability to meet the requirements of the unit. Your coach will plan the most appropriate types of evidence with you. If you identify your own that is even better as it will clearly show your coach that you have a good understanding of the requirements and will have your qualification achieved much faster.

 

Title

Support Individuals with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC)

Type

Knowledge and skills

Learning outcomes

Assessment criteria

Potential Evidence

1

Understand legislative frameworks that relate to individuals with autism spectrum conditions (ASC).

1.1

Outline the legislative frameworks that relate to an individual with autism spectrum condition.

Showcasing your knowledge: –

Tutor marked assignment – one of:

a) Assessment Pack

b) Resource Pack                      

c) Essay

 

All Assignments MUST use and be submitted with an appropriate referencing system

 

Professional Discussion

E-learning

Prior Learning / Certificates

Learning Journal

 

Showcasing your skills:

Observations

Witness Testimonies

Workplace Records

Minutes of Meetings

Care Plans

Daily notes

Supervision / Appraisals Records

Medication Administration Records

In put – Out put Records

Turn Charts

Reports

Prior Learning / Certificates

Learning Journal

 

1.2

Explain how legislative frameworks underpin the development of services for individuals with autistic spectrum condition.

2

Understand the main characteristics of autism spectrum conditions.

2.1

Outline a range of theories relating to autism spectrum condition.

2.2

Explain characteristics that are associated with autism spectrum condition.

2.3

Describe the sensory processing and perceptual differences associated with autism.

2.4

Describe the effects of other conditions that may co-occur with autism.

2.5

Describe how autism may affect speech and language development.

3

Be able to support individuals with autism spectrum conditions.

3.1

Identify the unique abilities, needs, strengths and interests of an individual with autism.

3.2

Encourage an individual to recognise their strengths and abilities.

3.3

Support an individual with an autism spectrum condition to develop their personal skills.

3.4

Support an individual and others to develop strategies for managing the impact of an autism spectrum condition.

4

Be able to support individuals with autism spectrum condition with social interaction and communication.

4.1

Work with an individual and others to identify strategies and methods for communication.

4.2

Use strategies and methods to support an individual to communicate.

4.3

Identify patterns of behaviour associated with an individual’s autism.

4.4

Support an individual and others to recognise the significance and meaning of their behaviour.

4.5

Support an individual to develop strategies to manage their behaviour in different situations.

5

Be able to support an individual with autism through transitions and change.

5.1

Support an individual through a transition.

5.2

Work with an individual and others to recognise routines that are important to the individual.

5.3

Enable an individual to use routines to make sense and order of their daily life

5.4

Support an individual during changes to their routines.

5.5

Adapt the physical sensory environment to:

• reduce sensory overload • increase sensory stimulation.

6

Be able to support individuals with autism to promote their safety, wellbeing and fulfilment.

6.1

Work with an individual and others to develop strategies to manage the physical and sensory environment.

6.2

Support an individual to select and access services and facilities.

6.3

Use strategies to support individuals with autism to develop skills for personal safety.

6.4

Describe the actions to take if there is concern about an individual’s safety and wellbeing

 

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