Autism is a lifelong condition that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. Autism also affects how a person makes sense of the world around them. Fifty per cent of people with autism also have a Learning Disability, this can make autism harder to recognise and therefore understand The HCC Autism web pages have further information about autism. You may also wish to visit the following websites
Autism e-learning course. This course has been produced in partnership by the SHIP autism workforce development and training group; (Southampton; Hampshire; Isle of Wight and Portsmouth's Health and Social Care Authorities and Hampshire Autistic Society.)
The course should take approximately 20-30 minutes.
This training is in direct response to the National Autism Strategy. The aim is to enable the Adult Service Workforce in Hampshire to have a basic awareness of the needs of individuals who have autism.