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Autism with Learning Disability Training for Oxfordshire Staff

June 18, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A Special Training Session to celebrate Learning Disability Week!
Understanding and Working with … Autism with Learning Disability.

Limited Spaces Available.

Funded by the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group

Please arrive from 12.30 onwards for Refreshments and a Virtual Reality experience of Sensory Overload – download the Autism TMI App to your smart phone before you come!


  • Autism Oxford: [email protected]
  • Please give your NAME, EMAIL, JOB TITLE and ORGANISATION

Learning Outcomes
After attending this course you will:

  • have an understanding of Autism with and without a Learning Disability
  • have awareness of what Autism looks like and appreciation of how it feels on the inside
  • have insights into everyday issues that can trigger distress behaviour that challenges, such as Sensory Issues, Anxiety, Fear, Low Self-esteem
  • be able to identify and use some autism-friendly strategies and ‘reasonable adjustments’
  • know some autism-friendly strategies, including responsive communication strategies
  • be aware of autism services & organisations in Oxfordshire & the Alert Card Scheme

Facilitators: Autism Oxford Training Team:
… trainers on the autistic spectrum who will give unique, personal perspectives and experience, and impart up-to-date knowledge and best practice. Our autistic trainers are gifted and talented speakers, delivering training with openness, honesty, clarity and humour, resulting in a truly memorable session .…..as you can see from Feedback from Previous Sessions:

“Seriously, one of the best 90 minutes of CPD I’ve had in years!” Dr Matthew Stephenson, Consultant Psychiatrist, Oxford Health NHS FT

“I have learnt more in 3 hours than I have in 20 years of training” Sophie, Psychotherapist

“Incredible, so generous, open, gentle, compassionate, intelligent and funny – I feel so much more equipped and less in the dark” Sophie Breakenridge, Care Worker

“There is no comparison to a lecturer talking about autism to your presenters – they are informative, inspirational and encapture all aspects of their lives in a way that could benefit all professionals!” Emily Jones, Trainee Drama therapist.

June 18, 2018
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Autism Oxford
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