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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

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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

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:

SCERTS Three-Day Course

An opportunity to learn about The SCERTS Model for children on the autism spectrum with Emily Rubin, Co-Author of  SCERTS.

Understanding and supporting individuals on the autism spectrum with eating challenges

This one-day course will focus on understanding and supporting individuals on the autism spectrum with eating challenges.

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

Our Specialist online module offer:

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

Our Specialist range of online modules and purchasing options:

Autism, sport and physical activity

Masterclasses

Our Masterclasses are short, focussed training sessions that look at a single specialist topic in depth. They give you knowledge and tools that are hard to find elsewhere, and that you can apply straight away in your work. Our facilitators are experts in autism with a deep knowledge of the Masterclass topic that’s based on research, practice, or both. 

Upcoming Masterclasses