About the course

This one day course has been designed for professionals who are developing their specialist skills in working with children and young people on the autism spectrum, such as teachers, social workers and youth offending officers.

It is designed for those professionals who are not clinically qualified to carry out diagnoses but where it is important that they have a good understanding about the diagnosis of autism.

The course aims to:

  • support professionals in understanding the process of diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorders and the importance of their participation in the assessment 
  • assist participants in developing their understanding of complex cases. 

Who is the course for?

Participants usually include teachers, social workers and some therapists but others will be considered.

This course has been designed for professionals who are developing their specialist skills in working with children and young people in autism. It is designed for those professionals who are not clinically qualified to carry out diagnoses but where it is important that they have a good understanding about the diagnosis.

How is the course delivered?

The one-day course will be presented by Dr Laura Cockburn, Specialist Educational Psychologist, with support from the team at The Lorna Wing Centre for Autism. 

When does the course run?

Each day runs from 10am to 4pm.

3 March 2017

27 November 2017

19 March 2018

Where does the training take place?

The training takes place at the Lorna Wing Centre for Autism, Bromley, Kent.

How can I get more information?

Download and complete this form and email it to us at lornawingcentre@nas.org.uk.