Are you a professional in Merton working with people on the autism spectrum? Do you want to increase your understanding of autism and supportive approaches? As part of Merton’s Autism Strategy, to support create an autism-friendly borough, the National Autistic Society will be running a series of 3-hour training sessions on ‘Understanding autism’ for professionals that work with autistic adults and/or children.
The aim of the sessions is to provide delegates with a current understanding of autism and basic strategies for best practice. The sessions are interactive and involve presentation, videos and group activities.
- The autism spectrum
- Communication and interaction
- Interests and experiences
- Sensory differences
- Stress and anxiety
- Family experiences
- Individual experiences