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Autism Service Directory

Autism Matters Training

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Type of service: Family support and information services, Training providers, Training providers

Autism Matters offers training, support and consultancy for autistic people, family members therapists, health professionals and professionals. Training is from an informed insider perspective and uses experiential exercises to focus on the felt life experience of autistic people, as well as providing the information necessary to better understand autism. The sessions cover the traits of autism (social communication differences, sensory issues “theory of mind”, locating and moderating emotions, executive function and uneven profile of abilities) and their potential impact on autistic people and their families, friends and communities. Sessions available: .

• general autism awareness session
• autism and the workplace
• autism and women
• autism and mental health
• understanding autism for Counsellors and Therapists
• the impact of an autism diagnosis on adults
• the impact of autism in the family.

These sessions will be customised to meet your needs. Caroline Hearst who delivers the training is an experienced adult educator with a Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) qualification who is herself autistic. She is a 2017 Autism Professionals Awards winner and has secured a Churchill Fellowship to research autistic led provision overseas..





Age: For people of any age

Aimed at: Adult , Parent/carer of a child, Parent/carer of a young person, Parent/carer of an adult, Partner, Professional

Gender: All genders

Covers: London, South East

Registrations & Approaches

Specialisms: Exclusively autism specific


You can contact us by phone email or post.

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Caroline Hearst - Founder

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07423 390004

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Inclusion in the Directory does not imply endorsement of a service by the National Autistic Society. Please read our full disclaimer for details.