There are more and more young people with autism being educated in mainstream schools and colleges. This workshop is aimed at mainstream environments and focusses on learners who have High Functioning Autism.

This workshop is designed to provide staff who work in mainstream educational settings with a better understanding of autism and a toolkit of strategies that they can use to support learners with autism to meet their educational professional. It will also provide strategies to support with behavior that can challenge.

Objectives

  1. Understand what Autistic Spectrum conditions are and how they impact on individuals and their behaviour.
  2. Be able to identify the impact that Autism has on a person
  3. Be able to reduce the impact that autism has on learning
  4. Be able to identify key principles of positive behaviour management

Benefits:

Better understanding of autism for staff which leads to better outcomes for learners.

Who is this for?

All staff (TA’s, teachers, lecturers)

Date

30-04-2019

Fees

AoC Member = £299.00 + VAT

Non-Member (College/Public Sector) = £400 + VAT

Accommodation

If you need accommodation please call Conference Care, our preferred supplier, on 02476 369720 and let them know you are attending an AoC Create workshop.

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Contact

Registration, programme & general enquiries: training@aoc-create.co.uk

0207 034 2640

Finance enquiries: finance@aoc.co.uk

0207 034 9900

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Programme

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Speakers

Laura Kerbey

Laura has 19 years working with children and young people with autism and other associated conditions.  Laura now runs two successful business, Positive Autism Support and Training (PAST) and Healthy Happy Me!  PAST provides support, training and consultancy to schools and colleges to ensure that the needs of students with autism and associated conditions are met, and the barriers to learning which autism creates are removed.  Healthy Happy Me! provides emotional support and counselling to all children and teenagers on matters related to good physical and mental health.  Laura has developed several accredited courses on autism and other related conditions including Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA.)  She now enjoys working with families who have children with autism, providing behavioural support programmes and also supports families and other educational professionals.  She works directly with children and young people with autism supporting them with anger and anxiety management using a Cognitive Behaviour Approach (CBT) and has also worked for a very well respected Child Psychologist as an Education and Autism Advisor providing observation reports for tribunals.

Laura Kerbey

Laura has 19 years working with children and young people with autism and other associated conditions.  Laura now runs two successful business, Positive Autism Support and Training (PAST) and Healthy Happy Me!  PAST provides support, training and consultancy to schools and colleges to ensure that the needs of students with autism and associated conditions are met, and the barriers to learning which autism creates are removed.  Healthy Happy Me! provides emotional support and counselling to all children and teenagers on matters related to good physical and mental health.  Laura has developed several accredited courses on autism and other related conditions including Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA.)  She now enjoys working with families who have children with autism, providing behavioural support programmes and also supports families and other educational professionals.  She works directly with children and young people with autism supporting them with anger and anxiety management using a Cognitive Behaviour Approach (CBT) and has also worked for a very well respected Child Psychologist as an Education and Autism Advisor providing observation reports for tribunals.