The Education Network for Waltham Forest
 
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:

SENDsuccess

Course Code:

SENDS-0218-T002

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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