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Posted on 8 Mar 2018

Making Sense of Autism

Making Sense of Autism (previously known as Level / Tier 1)

DATE: Wednesday 21st March 2018

TIME: 4.00 - 5.30pm

VENUE: Oakthorpe Primary School, Tile Kiln Lane, N13 6BY

This one-and-a-half-hour session is designed for school staff who need to develop their awareness and understanding of autism. This includes teachers, teaching assistants, transport staff, lunchtime staff, senior management, governors and service staff such as administrators.

It will support participants to:

  • Identify the four key areas of difference that need to be taken into account.
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  • Know the importance of understanding the individual pupil and their profile
    of strengths and areas for development.
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  • Identify the key areas to help pupils on the autism spectrum build positive relationships with staff, peers, families and people in their community.
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  • Develop an awareness of the sensory and communication differences that pupils may experience.

This session is suitable for practitioners working with school-age pupils on the autism spectrum in both mainstream and specialist services.

Tutor: Dr Rachel Walker, AHT Russet House School

How to book:

Please e-mail your requests to office@oakthorpe.enfield.sch.uk quoting the course title.

Costs: £25 per participant (which includes course materials)

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