Supported by Waltham Forest

AET - Making sense of autism


Tue, 02 Jun 2020 13:30 - 15:00


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Supported by the Department for Education, the Autism Education Trust (AET) have created nationally recognised training in autism for school staff.
Making Sense of Autism is the first of three courses and will give you a good understanding of autism


Basic autism awareness training for all staff within school-age education setting, mainstream and specialist services. This includes teachers, teaching assistants, transport staff, lunchtime staff, senior management, governors and service staff such as administrators.


All participants will be able to:

• Identify the four key areas of difference that need to be taken into account.
• Know the importance of understanding the individual pupil and their profile of strengths and areas for development.
• Identify the key areas to help pupils on the autism spectrum build positive relationships with staff, peers, families and people in their community.
• Develop an awareness of the sensory and communication differences that pupils may experience.

Booking information:

This course will be delivered remotely via the internet.
You will need to book a place in advance, by midday on June 1st at the latest, the booking form can be found on our website -
Once you have registered you will be sent details of how to access this training


Free to all staff working in Waltham Forest schools