Training

Post-diagnosis support: what is autism, features of autism, sources of support, things to consider, positive examples of autistic community: Three hours (includes 15 minutes break) online for up to 15 people. Cost £40 per person (couple if parents) plus free one hour follow up online workshop (optional).

Emotionally Based School Avoidance (EBSA): meaning, example of policies, what it means for schools, how to empower parents, local sources of support: 90 minutes online for up to 20 people. Cost £21 per person (couple if parents) plus free one hour follow up online workshop (optional).

Masking: why mask, what does it mean, what might the impact be, what can employers/staff/parents/family/friends do, what can the autistic person do themselves? Two hours online for up to 20 people. Cost £27 per person (couple if parents) plus free one hour follow up online workshop (optional).

Social communication: what does this mean, different forms of communication, why is this important, what difference can this make, when to use different types of communication to save time/ dependent on context, how tired you are, to stay safe, ask for help, communicate your skills, talents, interests, opinions: Three hours (includes 15 minutes break) online for up to 20 people. Cost £34 per person (couple if parents) plus free one hour follow up online workshop (optional).

Social communication for CYP who communicate using gesture, proximity, and body language: how to promote communication, ways to interact and strategies and interventions to support: Two hours online for up to 10 people. Cost £45 per person (couple if parents) plus free one hour follow up online workshop (optional).

Social communication for CYP who communicate using single words, short phrases/sentences, might also repeat phrases/script: how to promote communication, ways to extend communication/level of detail, value of the context, ways to further interaction/engagement and strategies/interventions to support: Two hours online for up to 10 people. Cost £45 per person (couple if parents) plus free one hour follow up online workshop (optional).

Social communication for CYP who communicate using full sentences, able to generate their own sentences that are context specific: how to promote further communication, two-way conversation, how to communicate views/seek clarification, further strategies/interventions to support communication with unfamiliar people in new contexts: Two hours online for up to 10 people. Cost £45 per person (couple if parents) plus free one hour follow up online workshop (optional).

Play: what is it, why it is important, why should it be a focus, what can you do, having fun, building in positive playtime: Two hours online for up to 20 people. Cost £22.50 per person (couple if parents) plus free one hour follow up online workshop (optional).

Emotional regulation (verbal and non-verbal behaviour/communication/feelings): a form of communication, meltdowns at school drop off/pick up, why this might be happening, how this could be linked to masking, social/academic demands in school context, importance of gaining CYP voice, so support/better understanding/outcomes can be provided: Three hours (includes 15 minutes break) online for up to 15 people. Cost £45 per person (couple if parents) plus free one hour follow up online workshop (optional).

Social skills: what, why, when, how, generalisation, context, natural not artificial, needs to serve a purpose, downtime etc.: Two hours online for up to 20 people. Cost £22.50 per person (couple if parents) plus free one hour follow up online workshop (optional).

SEND and EHCP paperwork: meaning of each, what difference will it make, what parent/SENCo, Class Teacher/LA can/should do, what is legal/not lawful, sources of legal/parent support, documents/national/local/district/school specific, knowing about timescales, what you can expect from your SENCo/SEND Officer: 1) Two hours online for up to 20 people. Cost £22.50 per person (couple if parents) plus free one hour follow up online workshop (optional). 2) One hour online for up to 20 people. Cost £15 per person (couple if parents).

Inclusion: inclusion versus integration, meaning in context, meaning for your CYP, positive examples of, what to expect, how to challenge: 1) Three hours online for up to 15 people. Cost £40 per person (couple if parents) plus free one hour follow up online workshop (optional). 2) One hour online for up to 20 people. Cost £15 per person (couple if parents).