Post 16 Making Sense of Autism Raising Awareness

Post 16 Making Sense of Autism Raising Awareness

Do you want to improve your knowledge and understanding of autism?

Do you want to increase your understanding of autism?

Do you sometimes work with autistic pupils?

The 90 minute Making Sense of Autism training will give you a better understanding and awareness of autism and the way it affects young people in your setting.

Basic autism awareness training for everyone involved in a post 16 setting who would benefit from an understanding of autism. This includes teaching and support staff, office staff, caterers, caretakers, transport staff, governors, employers and careers advisers.

All participants will be able to:

  • understand the four key areas of difference that need to be taken into account when working with young people on the autism spectrum.
  • know the importance of understanding the young person on the autism spectrum and their profile of strengths and areas for development.
  • identify the key areas to help young people on the autism spectrum build positive relationships with staff, peers and people in their community.
  • develop an awareness of the sensory and communication differences that young people on the autism spectrum may experience.
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