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Understanding and Working with Autism – Autumn Training

October 16, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

A half day training session offered on 5 separate dates:

  • Friday 28th September 10.45 for 11am – 3pm
  • Wednesday 3rd October 10.45 for 11am – 3pm
  • Friday 12th October  10.45 for 11am – 3pm
  • Tuesday 16th October   12.15 for 12.30 – 4.30pm
  • Wednesday 21st November 12.15 for 12.30 – 4.30pm

This Course is FREE to attend for any staff working in Oxfordshire.

Refreshments provided; please bring own lunch

Learning Outcomes
You will:

  • 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 ‘reasonable adjustments’
  • understand the importance of autism-friendly communication and what that means
  • be aware of autism services & organisations in Oxfordshire & the Alert Card Scheme

Facilitators: Autism Oxford Training Team:

Trainers on the autistic spectrum will give personal and professional 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.

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

“Extremely thought provoking and captivating speakers” Pauline Stowell, Horticultural Therapy

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

“I learnt a lot and thought the format of the morning was excellent” Janet Stott, Head of Public Engagement, Oxford University Museum of Natural History

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

Limited Spaces Available BOOK NOW!

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Please give your NAME, EMAIL, JOB TITLE, ORGANISATION + CHOICE of DATE

Funded by the Oxfordshire Autism Partnership Board

Date:
October 16, 2018
Time:
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Venue:
Abell House, The Slade
Horspath Driftway, Oxford, OX3 7JH
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Organiser:
Autism Oxford
Phone:
01844 353292
Email:
Website:
www.autismoxford.org.uk