We feel the following options may be most relevant and pertinent to the roles of professionals in local authorities – this may include social workers, service leads, and family support workers for example. As well as presenting theory, training content offers “how to help” sections after each focus topic, tailored to roles with the element of advising and actioning support for families.

Understanding Autism and supporting families

This training will delve into the intricacies of autism, providing practitioners with the opportunity to further develop understanding of the needs and experiences of the families you support. Take away practical tips to offer impactful advice to families and implement in your practice.​

Understanding Autism and supporting behaviour (L1):​

In addition to our “Understanding autism L1” content, challenge perspectives on behaviour of concern and explore functions of behaviour to inform proactive planning aimed at reducing anxiety and triggers. Consider routines, resources and acquire differentiated strategies for supporting individuals at different stages of arousal.

Understanding autism + add on modules/ bespoke topics

This training option offers the flexibility to customise some of our content to your needs as an organisation  and/or incorporate additional modules to an existing half day session. Following a consultation, we can build on key information to ensure we can provide you with valuable insight, skills and strategies directly applicable to your setting. Add on modules available include:

  • ADHD and autism
  • Presentations in women, girls, and people AFAB
  • Creating inclusive spaces
  • Mentoring autistic young people
  • Autism and mental health
  • Advising parents/carers to managing behaviours of concern

Autism and Neurodiversity in the Workplace

This training will capacity build employers, managers and colleagues to understand potential challenges encountered by autistic people in the workplace and how to offer appropriate, meaningful support. Explore strengths associated with autism, how to celebrate and utilise them in your setting. Reflect on your current environment, processes and resources to consider approaches to increase accessibility and cultivate a neuroinclusive work environment.

We have training material designed for people who are blind and partially sighted, with high contrast resources and ATL described images. This is available upon request. All of our online training can also be facilitated with closed captions.​

We strive to make our content as accessible and inclusive as possible, if you have any accommodations needed, please specify in our enquiry form and we can discuss finer details during a scoping call.