Autistic people can have sensory differences, which may affect their behaviour. Learn how to support the autistic children and adults you work with on our one day training course. View upcoming courses.

Course content

  • the sensory world of autistic people
  • sensory systems and sensory processing
  • how individuals are affected
  • impact on daily life
  • behaviour and sensory sensitivities
  • the evidence base: what does research tell us?
  • sensory strategies
  • direct interventions and environmental strategies.

Who should attend?

Anyone who’d like to know more about autism and sensory issues will find this course useful. You’ll need an understanding of autism before you attend the course.

Why attend?

There’s an overwhelming amount of information available about the effects of autism on people’s sensory world. This one day course gives you a complete overview of sensory issues, information you can trust, and strategies that National Autistic Society professionals use successfully in their own work.

You’ll meet fellow practitioners and work with a National Autistic Society trainer with many years’ experience of supporting autistic people. On completion of the course you can join Network Autism, our online professionals’ forum.

Continued Professional Development

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This course is certified by the CPD Certification Service and you will receive a certificate of attendance detailing the hours of training that are relevant for CPD. Please ask us if you’d like to know more about how to use this as evidence of your CPD, or visit   

Scheduled courses

20 February 2018, London 

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In-house training for organisations: £1,395 + VAT. 

Price includes all expenses and training materials for up to 25 delegates.

Individuals attending scheduled training event: £185 + VAT.