Working with Autism FREE Training for Health & Social Care Staff


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Working with Autism

FREE Training for Health & Social Care Staff (Oxfordshire Staff Only)

Dates:

24th April 2019 11:00 am - 3:00 pm or
13th May 2019 11:00 am - 3:00 pm or
4th June 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Prior booking is necessary

This training is very popular and usually over subscribed. Last time we advertised there were 500 applications for 250 places. If you book a place, please let us know if you cannot attend so that we can offer your place to someone on the waiting list. Depending on circumstances, a £50 + vat charge may be incurred by those failing to attend without letting us know in advance.

Refreshments provided; please bring own lunch

Facilitators: Autism Oxford Training Team

Learning Outcomes

After attending this course you will:

  • have an understanding of the Autism Spectrum and its key features
  • have awareness of what Autism looks like and appreciation of how it feels on the inside
  • have insights into everyday issues that can affect people with Autism, such as sensory issues, Anxiety, Fear, Low Self-esteem
  • be able to identify and use some autism-friendly strategies and ‘reasonable adjustments’
  • understand the importance of Autism-friendly communication and what that means
  • be aware of autism services & organisations in Oxfordshire & the Alert Card Scheme

Location: Abell House Horspath Driftway, Oxford, OX2 0ES

For more information and to book, visit http://autismoxford.org.uk/events/