Strategies for managers and colleagues

This half-day course will give you a greater understanding of autism (including Asperger syndrome) and increase your confidence in your ability to work alongside or manage your autistic employee effectively.

The training will help you to identify different working strategies that you can use to develop a successful working relationship with autistic colleagues. Through group exercises, you will learn more about autism as well as the relevant phrases and terminology.

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Course content

  • Understanding autism
  • Communication and interaction
  • Processing information
  • Sensory differences
  • Potential workplace stressors
  • Workplace adjustments

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for all staff working alongside or managing autistic colleagues, including managers, supervisors, HR staff and workplace mentors.

Why attend?

  • Gain an increased understanding of autism and be able to identify main areas of difference
  • Understand that autism affects people in different ways
  • Increase awareness of how autism may affect autistic employees and why
  • Build awareness of practical strategies to enable you to work more effectively with autistic colleagues
  • Increase understanding of practical management strategies and how to implement them
  • Identify ways of changing your own practice and making changes to a workplace to effectively support autistic colleagues
  • Get an attendance certificate detailing eligible CPD hours which can be used as verifiable documentary evidence when submitting CPD recording forms.

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What is included?

Training is 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.

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Scheduled Events

Individuals attending scheduled training event: £249 + VAT.

We run open access courses across the UK. The following dates available for this course are listed below. To book your place, please select 'book now' below, which will direct you to our online booking system.

Date Location Booking
25 June 2020 London -More info Book now

Bespoke training - at your workplace

In-house training for organisations: £1,295 + VAT (price includes all expenses and training materials for up to 25 delegates)

Many of our training courses can be run in-house to your team. Our training team can also create bespoke training packages that suit your individual needs.

For information on booking in-house training please get in touch by completing our training enquiry form. Our team will contact you directly to discuss this with you further.

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