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Enhanced autism training

A full-day course.


This course provides a deeper understanding of the world of autism, why people with autism behave in certain ways and how we need to adapt our own practice in-order to better support them. It explores research and scientific based interventions/strategies and how to implement them effectively.

Course content:

  • Myths and facts of autism
  • Recognising triggers for behaviours that challenge and the importance of pre-empting them
  • Working in partnership with others – sharing knowledge more widely across organisations
  • The main theories relating to autism, including: Theory of mind, The Extreme Male Brain, Mindblindness and Weak Central Coherence
  • Research and evidence based interventions, including: Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), Intensive Interaction and Social Skills Training
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication including: Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Modelling and Visual Supports
  • The impact of stress and anxiety on behaviour and how to reduce it
  • Self reflection
  • Exploring the added risks relating to safeguarding individuals with autism
  • The Autism Act and how it relates to practice
  • Our ‘Toolbox’ of strategies and interventions to take away

Delegates will receive a Certificate of Attendance

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