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
  • Childminders
  • Nursery nurses/assistants
  • Teaching assistants
  • Teachers
  • 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
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Early Years Programme
  • Wednesday 20th October 2021 3:30 - 5:30
  • Wednesday 9th February 2022 1:30 - 3:30
  • Wednesday 16th March 2022 9:30 - 11:30
  • Wednesday 11th May 2022 3.30 - 5.30
Schools Programme
  • Wednesday 6th October 2021 9:30 - 11:30
  • Wednesday 8th December 2021 9:30 - 11:30
  • Wednesday 19th January 2022 1:30 - 3:30
  • Wednesday 27th April 2022 9:30 - 11:30
  • Wednesday 15th June 2022 1:30 - 3:30
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If you wish to book a course or arrange whole setting training

Please contact us

We look forward to working with you.

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