Early Years and Schools
Tourettes Syndrome

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Aims:

To learn about Tourette’s syndrome, the affects it has, and how best to support sufferers.

Objectives:

  • Understand the signs and symptoms of Tourette’s syndrome
  • Exploring child development
  • Develop effective verbal skills to appropriately respond to sufferers
  • Sharing good practice at work

Target Audience:

This course will greatly benefit anyone who may have to deal with, or support sufferers from Tourette’s syndrome. In addition it will develop participant awareness of issues related to the condition.

Course Content:

  • Understanding Tourette’s syndrome - signs and symptoms
  • Assessment of Tourette’s syndrome
  • Treatments available
  • Medication
  • Case study 1
  • Responding to Tourette’s syndrome
  • Support available
  • Summary
  • Evaluations and endings

Commentary:

The course examines the condition of Tourette’s syndrome, looking at the sufferer and links to child development. It enables participants to understand particular symptoms, as well as exploring the unique thought disorders that can occur with this condition. The use of case studies enables participants to discuss issues that are relevant to their background and vocational experience.

To find out more about these courses please contact our office on 01922 683976 to speak to one of our team or email us on info@apex-ct.co.uk or complete our course interest form by clicking here.