An introduction to autism and the SPELL framework for Higher Educattion Professionals

12 June 2018

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About the course

This one-day introductory course builds your knowledge of autism and how to support autistic students at university.

Don’t miss out!
Places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

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Course overview

Some of the key topics this course will cover include:

  • The main areas of difference in autism (interacting, sensory processing, information processing, communicating)
  • How does autism affect people’s lives?
  • Causes of anxiety and stress
  • What happens at university for autistic students
  • Introduction to the SPELL framework – strategies to adapt your practice and environment and make them more autism-friendly.
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Benefits of attending    

  • This course brings together knowledge about autism and practical approaches that will help you immediately in your work.
  • You will meet fellow practitioners and work with a National Autistic Society trainer who has many years’ experience of supporting autistic people.
  • On completion of the course you can join Network Autism, our online professionals’ forum.
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Who should attend?

This course is ideal for university staff who support autistic students and want to know more about autism and supportive approaches. This course is specifically designed to meet the needs of university mentors and non-medical helpers, in line with the BIS criteria.
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The course was a brilliant top up and gave me some very valuable information.

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The course costs just £185 + VAT and includes:

  • training materials
  • certificate of attendance for your CPD records
  • lunch and refreshments.


Don't delay - book now to secure your place on this unique and inspiring training course.

Book now