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Transforming autism education: a national integrated programme

Thursday 07 February 2013 - London - Holiday Inn, Regents Park

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London - Holiday Inn, Regents Park

In 2011 the Autism Education Trust was awarded £1.2 million for a two year national programme from the Department for Education. The programme focuses on building skills in the school work force to meet the needs of children and young people with autism.

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The programme is now in full swing with all the materials having been developed by the Autism Centre for Education Research team (ACER) at University of Birmingham and the training programme proceeding at full steam with delivery through 7 training hubs across England. Over 8,000 professionals have been trained or are booked for training already.

Two one-day events will be held in London and Birmingham. The conferences are intended for school and Local authority leaders who coordinate and lead CPD. The events programme is as folows:

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The events are on February 7th (London) and March 7th (University of Birmingham). They are free and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

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We look forward to meeting up with you!

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NAS webinars

Thursday 07 February 2013 - Online

The National Autistic Society and Axcis Education Recruitment have produced two series of one-hour webinars to help teachers and other autism professionals learn the tools and strategies they need to support children with autism effectively. Each series consists of six free webinars.

Register with the NAS here.

Education of girls on the autism spectrum 6.30 – 7.30 pm Thursday 29 November 2012

Social Stories:  what are they and why use them? 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm Thursday 24 January 2013

The SCERTS model:  helping children to become competent social communicators 6.30 – 7.30 pm Thursday 7 February 2013

Educational provision and teaching approaches for children with PDA 6.30 – 7.30 pm Thursday 14 March 2013

The new Ofsted inspection framework 6.30 – 7.30 pm Thursday 11 April 2013

Promoting inclusion, preventing bullying 6.30 – 7.30 pm Thursday 16 May 2013.

More information.