Making Sense of Autism
The making sense of autism training will give you a better understanding and awareness of autism and the way it affects children in your Early Years Setting or school.
Overview: The making sense of autism training will giving you a better understanding and awareness of autism and the way it affects pupils in school. This is a basic autism awareness training session which lasts 90 minutes. The making sense of autism course is available as an early years programme and a schools programme.
The materials used promote the following principles:
- Focus on difference and not deficit
- Promote positive attitudes to autism
- All staff can have an impact
The training covers four themes:
- The Individual Pupil
- Building Relationships
- Curriculum & Learning
- Enabling Environments
What will you learn?
- To identify the four key areas of difference that need to be taken into account.
- To know the importance of understanding the individual pupil and their profile of strengths and areas for development.
- To identify the key areas to help pupils on the autism spectrum build positive relationships with staff, peers, families and people in their community.
- To develop an awareness of the sensory and communication differences that pupils may experience.
Who is this course suitable for?
- Early Years and School settings
- Nursery nurses/assistants
- Teaching assistants
- Lunchtime assistants
- Transport assistants
- Senior management and governors
- Service staff such as administrators
- Anyone who may meet someone with autism in their place of work
Early Years Programme
- Wednesday 4th November, 2020 9:30 till 11:30
- Wednesday 25th November, 2020 1:30 till 3:30
- Wednesday 3rd February 2021, 9:30 till 11:30
- Wednesday 11th November, 2020 9:30 till 11:30
- Wednesday 18th November, 2020 1:30 till 3:30
- Wednesday 2nd December 2020, 9:30 till 11:30
- Wednesday 9th December 2020, 1:30 till 3:30
- Wednesday 20th January 2021, 9:30 till 11:30