✔ BUILD KNOWLEDGE about neurodiversity, autism and supporting individual needs.
✔ LEARN STRATEGIES that are practical and evidence-based, focused on developing communication, emotional regulation, social relationships and supporting sensory needs and behaviour.
✔ PLAN SUPPORT via a coaching model of questioning to help you reflect on your current provision and next steps to further support children’s needs.
✔ IMPLEMENT PRACTICE that makes an impact, with support to put the strategies you’ve learnt, into action!
Broaden your knowledge about autism, neurodiversity and practical ways to support in the key areas of communication, understanding and sensory processing.
Learn practical teaching approaches and support strategies that will enhance the learning of neurodivergent and neurotypical children and young people.
Explore early communication development strategies and approaches and how to help children express their needs and wants. You will learn hands-on ways to develop children’s attention, functional communication and vocabulary.
Learn practical strategies to develop early play and social interaction skills. Gain a ‘tool box’ of things you can do to enhance children’s play, turn taking and interaction.
Learn why a child may be behaving in a specific way and how to help them identify and respond to their emotions in a way that is helpful to them (rather than escalating to ‘challenging behaviour’).
Learn about different sensory needs and the 8 sensory systems. Get equipped with practical ways that you can support sensory regulation and have the confidence to implement these strategies straight away.
Get an insight into autistic thinking and why transitions can be particularly distressing. Learn a range of evidence-based strategies to help children’s transition smoothly, that reduce anxiety and ‘meltdowns’.
Learn inspiring ways to deploy support assistants and enhance the practice of your team. You will learn strategies to build a stable support network around you and enhance the value in which a class team brings to the children, teaching and learning.
Access the course videos, resources and forums at times convenient to you. Our on-demand content allows you to log in and complete as you go, plus you can revisit the content if needed. Suitable for busy educators!
Each module is broken down into short videos, allowing you to easily follow the content. The videos are full of valuable, to-the-point information and resources.
Each course is filled with specialist, practical advice that you can implement immediately.
Each module comes with downloadable resources such as visual supports, teaching aids, reflection tasks and other helpful resources. These will support your learning and practice.
Ongoing support is offered through the interactive forums where you can connect with others as well as ask for feedback, help and advice at any time.
The course material can be completed on whatever your preferred device is, either via your internet browser or the Teachable app.
l am an independent Autism Specialist Teacher and School Consultant, working with various schools and services in London and internationally.
Over the past 15 years, I have taught many autistic children and young people, with a wide variety of abilities and complex needs, and I have previously held leadership roles including SENCo, Inclusion Leader and School Autism Outreach Leader.
In recent years, I have upskilled hundreds of adults including parents, teachers and SENCO’s with practical skills to teach autistic children.
I have collated all of the most helpful and valuable information and resources for teachers and teaching assistants all in one place, this training programme – Autism for Teachers.
Anyone teaching or supporting autistic children and young people in educational settings. This includes teachers, support assistants, SENCO’s and children’s professionals.
The courses are taught through a series of bitesize videos with downloadable teaching resources and reflection questions.
You will access the course content via a login and password and can do this at any time.
There are 8 modules broken down into bitesize videos. Each module takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.
The course can be completed at times suitable to you.
For 1 year if you purchase all the courses.
If you subscribe to the monthly membership, you will have access for the duration of your memberhship
If you are subscribing to a monthly membership, this can be done online, further down this page.
If you are purchasing individual courses or a site licence, you can pay via invoice. Please contact [email protected]
Yes! This is what the monthly membership and site licence is intended for. Sign up below on this page.
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We will be available to offer you support at any time during the course, just an email or phone call away!
The courses are designed to give you valuable information and skills, however, if you are not 100% satisfied with the course and let us know within 30 days of purchasing, you will receive a full refund.
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