If you work with autistic children or adults you’ll be aware that the autistic sensory world can feel quite different and this can have an impact on people’s daily life and behaviour. If you’d like to understand more about this and learn practical ways of giving positive support, join us for this one-day course.

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 would 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 (the leading independent CPD accreditation institution) as conforming to continuing professional development principles. All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance detailing eligible CPD hours which can be used as verifiable documentary evidence when submitting CPD recording forms. Please ask us if you’d like to know more about how to use this as evidence of your CPD, or visit www.cpduk.co.uk.   

Scheduled events

26 March 2019 London - More info


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.

Training will be provided at a venue of your choice (unless you attend one of our scheduled events) and will be inclusive of:

  • training booklet and information provided for each delegate
  • opportunity to hear autistic perspectives; this may be through films, quotes from autistic people or the inclusion of a speaker by experience
  • signposting to relevant literature and resources.


For information on booking in-house training please complete our Training Enquiry Form. 

All places for training events with a location link must be booked via our online booking system (click on the location link for the course you would like to attend). If you require more information on using our online booking system to pay by invoice please click here.