Introduction to Including Pupils with Autism (4 Day Course)

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This course provides a firm theoretical basis to help participants understand the child with autism and tailor practice to meet their needs. This is an interactive course using a range of activities to help develop knowledge and practise skills relevant to supporting children with autism.

Course Details

Autism is a lifelong condition that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how a person makes sense of the world around them.  One in every 100 children has autism and can have a range of complex difficulties which require understanding and tailored support in school.

The term autism is used to refer to all conditions on the autism spectrum, including Asperger’s syndrome.

This course is suitable for mainstream primary and special schools.

During this course you will:

  • Learn about the strengths and needs associated with autism.
  • Gain a perspective of how the child with autism views and interacts with the world.
  • Learn about, and experience interventions aimed at supporting the needs associated with autism including an overview of T.E.A.C.C.H delivered by Springwell practitioners.
  • Build confidence in supporting the needs of a child with autism in your school.
  • Share experience with other education professionals.

Day 1 (0855-1500)

  • Morning – Introduction to Autism: Triad, case study and basic theory.
  • Afternoon – T.E.A.C.C.H (incl. resources).

Day 2 (1010-1500)*

  • Morning – Autism and communication, sensory needs.
  • Afternoon – Attention Autism, intensive interaction.

Day 3 (1010-1500)*

  • Morning – Challenging Behaviour.
  • Afternoon – Social stories, circle of friends.

Day 4 (1010-1500)*

  • Morning – Choice of 2 workshops:
  1.       Waldon and identi-play.
  2.       Comic strip stories.
  • Afternoon – Speakers – Parent, pupil, planning time.
One day will begin at 0855 for your classroom experience, you will be informed closer to the time.

COST:   SCC Maintained Schools £425 (£400 Early Bird)  All Other £525 (£500 Early Bird)

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Date & Time

Thursday 5th October 2017, Thursday 19 October, Thursday 2 & 23 November 2017.
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Who Should Attend

This course is aimed at SENCos, Class Teachers, LSAs, Head Teachers and EY & Childcare practitioners.


Refreshments Included.


£0.00 per delegate


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Springwell School
Hinkler Road
SO19 6DH

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