Supported by Waltham Forest

Making Sense of Autism

Date:

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 09:15 - 11:00

Venue:

Whitefield Research and Development Centre (MAIN / Main room), Macdonald Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4AZ

Provider:

Accountancy and Financial Services

Course Code:

FIN-0218-T001

Outline:

This session is designed to be delivered to staff teams within a setting who need to develop their awareness and understanding of autism. This includes teachers, teaching assistants, transport staff, lunchtime staff, senior management, governors, and service staff such as administrators.

Description:

It will support participants 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:

Price: FREE to attendees from Waltham Forest
£40 per delegate from other boroughs

To Book – Please complete booking form and return to Rubina Anjum: r.anjum@whitefield.waltham.sch.uk

Audience:

This session is suitable for practitioners working with school-age pupils on the autism spectrum in both mainstream and specialist services.

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