Working with Autism

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

Date: 13th May 2019 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


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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:

Autistic trainers who will give unique professional and personal perspectives from experience, and impart up-to-date knowledge and best practice. Our autistic trainers are gifted and talented speakers, delivering training with openness, honesty, clarity and humour, resulting in a truly memorable session .… you can see from:

Feedback from Previous Sessions:

“Seriously, one of the best 90 minutes of CPD I’ve had in years!” Dr Matthew Stephenson, Consultant Psychiatrist, Oxford Health NHS FT

“I have learnt more in 3 hours than I have in 20 years of training” Sophie, Psychotherapist

“Incredible, so generous, open, gentle, compassionate, intelligent and funny – I feel so much more equipped and less in the dark” Sophie Breakenridge, Care Worker

“There is no comparison to a lecturer talking about autism to your presenters – they are informative, inspirational and encapture all aspects of their lives in a way that could benefit all professionals!” Emily Jones, Trainee Drama therapist.

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

Booking Form

Bookings are closed for this event.