TRAINING - Autism awareness training - Sheffield

Event Date:

Event time: 10:00 - 14:00

This training is for registered Vision for Education teaching and support staff only

Introduction

Autism is a lifelong developmental condition that affects how people perceive the world that we live in. Sixty-three percent of children on the autism spectrum (approx. 1% of all children in the UK) are not in the kind of school their parents believe would best support them (Reid. 2011).

Aims:

After completing the course participants will:

• Be able to recognise key characteristics of autism spectrum conditions (ASC).

• Understand how ASC can impact on the learning of children and young people in school.

• Be able to implement theory-based strategies to support children with ASC in their settings.

Course leader:

Callum is an experienced educational practitioner, having worked in the field of autism for nine years. He has worked with children and young people (5-19) with autism in a range of specialist and mainstream settings as a parent, respite worker, teaching assistant, teacher and ASC department leader. Callum was previously part of the Leeds ASC Development & Advisory Group, which looked at improving and sharing best autism practice amongst schools in the region.

 

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Location

The Quadrant
99 Parkway Avenue
Sheffield
S9 4WG
United Kingdom

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