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Essential training offer


Our essential offer covers the theoretical aspects of autism and gives an introduction into how to work with autistic people, enabling participants to begin to empathise and start to consider how to adapt their practice with useful strategies.

Who should attend?

  • Anyone seeking a reliable and accessible introduction to autism
  • Anyone wishing to consolidate their experience in working with autistic people
  • Anyone seeking a refresher into the theory of autism
  • Anyone who is seeking to access more advanced topics who has not previously undertaken training in autism. 

Topics:

Understanding the autism spectrum (CPD)
This one-day course will provide a comprehensive introduction to the autism spectrum.

Introduction to autism and an introduction to the SPELL framework
This one-day combined course provides an introduction to the autism spectrum and how to support people on the autism spectrum using the SPELL framework.

Introduction to autism, anxiety in autism and impact on behaviour
This one-day course provides an overview of the autism spectrum and explores stress and anxiety in autism and how these may be expressed.

Our Essential online training offer

Our online training modules have been uniquely designed and developed by autistic people. The cost is £25 per user per module OR £100 per user per set of five modules. Discounts are available for large purchases and members of The National Autistic Society.

Our essential range of online modules includes:

Understanding autism 
Autism and communication 
Autism and sensory experience 
Autism, stress and anxiety
Autism: supporting families 

Enhanced training offer

Our enhanced training offers frameworks and practical application of theory into practice, providing an opportunity for participants to explore their practice and the way in which they need to adapt their support to meet the needs of autistic children and adults.

Who should attend?

  • Anyone with previous experience and knowledge of the theoretical aspects of autism
  • Anyone seeking to enhance their practice in specific topic areas
  • Anyone seeking to gain a deeper understanding of autism and how to relate to people
  • Specific professionals with a responsibility to adjust their practice in line with the Equality Act and Autism Act.

Topics:

Supporting people with autism - The SPELL framework for intervention
This one-day course will provide an introduction to SPELL, a framework for understanding and supporting children and adults on the autism spectrum, developed through evidence-based practice.

Sensory considerations
This one-day course will support delegates to try and understand more about the sensory world of autistic people. 

Understanding stress and anxiety in autism and their impact on behaviour
This one-day course explores stress and anxiety in autism, how these may be expressed and the impact on behaviour. The SPELL framework is applied as a structured approach in understanding the person and their behaviour.

Autism and ageing
This half-day course provides an introduction of how ageing may affect adults on the autism spectrum.

Supporting people with autism through social care assessments
This one-day course will develop your understanding of how to carry out social care assessments that are sensitive to the needs of autistic people.

Understanding autism: an introduction for criminal justice professionals
This one-day course will provide a comprehensive introduction to the autism spectrum. The course will focus on how and why people on the autism spectrum may be involved with the criminal justice system, as well as how professionals should be adapting their processes to meet their needs.

Our Enhanced online module offer:

Our online training modules have been uniquely designed and developed by autistic people.  

Our Enhanced range of online modules and purchasing options:

Safeguarding children on the autism spectrum (for safeguarding professionals)
Autism and the police service 
Autism, sport and physical activity

Specialist training offer

Our specialist training provides professionals with a range of topic-specific options to build on their knowledge and experience in autism.

Who should attend?

  • Professionals who are relied on as autism champions, leads or experts in their sector
  • Anyone required to demonstrate their improving knowledge base in autism
  • Anyone required to maintain or improve their professional qualifications
  • Anyone seeking to specialise in the support or topic area
  • Anyone who requires an awareness and understanding of autism with a focus specific to their role.

Topics:

Social Stories 10.2 one-day workshop
Come to Carol Gray's workshop to update your skills and understanding of Social Stories, or to discover the ever-expanding versatility and value of this incredible instructional strategy for the very first time!

Socialeyes facilitator training 
This interactive two-day facilitator course will help you learn how to use the resource to facilitate the Socialeyes programme and give people on the autism spectrum the tools they need to participate more fully in the world.

Introduction to TEACCH – two-day event
This two-day course aims to develop your understanding of how to support people on the autism spectrum using the TEACCH programme.

Learning to wee and poo in the right place - continence problems in children with autism
This one-day course will focus on the common toileting difficulties in children on the autism spectrum, discussing toilet training, specific continence issues alongside specific autism-related continence issues.

Autism seminars for families facilitator training 
This one-day course is for those who want to deliver family seminars using the 'Autism Seminars for Families’ Facilitator Resource Pack.

Autism training for sports professionals
These courses provide a comprehensive introduction to the autism spectrum focusing on the delivery of sport and physical activity.

Autism and sport: one day theory and practical combined

Autism and sport - two-day course

Autism, sport and physical activity: an introduction to autism for sport and physical activity leaders