The IPAT Module will be developed as a standard training package to be designed using the results of the literature review and of the Focus groups.
Preliminary content considered: a. basic facts about autism-definition, human rights, frequency, diagnosis, b.main challenges&core difficulties- communication, repetitive behaviours/interests, c.management of behaviours of concern (“challenging behaviours”), d. Management of accidents and frequent health events, e.Sexuality and relationships’ issues, f.Bullying, stigma, social inclusion, g.Social and family support, h. Accessibility of services and resources. k. Different needs at different life periods.
The IPAT Training Module will be delivered to a total of 64 parents ( in a group of 16 in each partner country), in a 24 hours’ total duration Parents’ Training Activity, to be moderated by 2 moderators in each country group.
The IPAT Module and training material developed in the form of Powerpoint presentations will be translated in the languages corresponding to the 4 partner countries: Greek, Italian, Spanish and Turkish.