Autism Champion Training 2021

About this course

Do you ever feel that you are reacting to a child rather than being proactive in your approach?

This is a  10-week online training programme giving you the knowledge to become an ‘Autism Champion’ in your setting.

The programme covers key topics in-depth, including:

  • Autism theories
  • Strategy toolbox
  • Sensory differences
  • Analysing behaviour
  • Feelings and emotions
  • Impact on learning
  • Writing social stories
  • Supporting families
  • Explaining a diagnosis

You will also receive two follow-up group supervision sessions after the course.

Who should attend

This role may suit a SENCo, Teacher, member of SLT, or TA who would like to develop their knowledge around autism and inclusion.

As the programme is held virtually, this is open to staff members from any borough or school location.

Course dates and times

The sessions take place on the following Wednesdays, between 2.30-4pm.

  • 6 January 2021
  • 20 January 2021
  • 10 February 2021
  • 3 March 2021
  • 17 March 2021
  • 21 April 2021
  • 5 May 2021
  • 26 May 2021
  • 23 June 2021
  • 14 July 2021

Cost

£200 for 10 sessions

Booking

To book your place, email theautismservice@cognus.org.uk or register on our Sutton CPD webpage by 16 December.

What others have said about this course

‘Excellent course, I can see how the resources from the sessions can be directly applied to my work and our school.’

‘Strategies are all very transferable and I have a better understanding and confidence to apply my learning.’

‘The whole course was useful – from understanding autism, to understanding behaviour, strategies, communication with parents, and useful links to access.’