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Understanding and Working with Autism

February 11, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 3:00 pm

Free training from Autism Oxford for staff working in Oxfordshire.

A half day training session offered on 3 separate dates:

  • 10.45 for 11 am – 3 pm on Monday 21 January 2019.
  • 10.45 for 11 am – 3pm on Friday 1 February 2019.
  • 10.45 for 11am – 3pm on Monday 11 February 2019.

Funded by the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

Limited Spaces Available. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL!

To book email Autism Oxford: [email protected]


The training is very popular and usually over subscribed. Last time there were 500 applications for 250 places.

If you book a place, please let us know if you cannot attend so that we can offer your place to someone on the waiting list.  Depending on circumstances, a £50 + vat charge may be incurred by those failing to attend without letting us know in advance.

Refreshments provided; please bring your own lunch.

Learning Outcomes:

  • have an understanding of the Autism Spectrum and its key features;
  • have awareness of what Autism looks like and appreciation of how it feels on the inside;
  • have insights into everyday issues that can affect people with Autism, such as sensory issues, Anxiety, Fear, Low Self-esteem;
  • be able to identify and use some autism-friendly strategies and ‘reasonable adjustments’;
  • understand the importance of Autism-friendly ‘reasonable adjustments’;
  • 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. Autism Oxford’s autistic trainers are gifted and talented speakers, delivering training with openness, honesty, clarity and humour, resulting in a truly memorable session…

“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

February 11, 2019
10:45 am - 3:00 pm
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