Training Course

Understanding the workplace, a course for autistic women who are working, including those with Asperger syndrome

16 & 17 October 2019, London

 
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About the course

 

A course developed and delivered by autistic women.

Our new two-day training course is for autistic women who are in employment and want to increase their understanding of the potential complexities of the workplace. It will specifically focus on the challenges women face and their skills.

You will have the opportunity to explore work-related challenges alongside other women on the autism spectrum. Our new two-day training course is for autistic women who are in employment and want to increase their understanding of the potential complexities of the workplace. It will specifically focus on the challenges women face and their skills.

You will have the opportunity to explore work-related challenges alongside other women on the autism spectrum.

 

 

Shauna Fleming E: trainingevents@nas.org.uk T: +44 (0) 141 285 7117 option 2, then option 1

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Key topics

Some of the key topics this course will cover include:

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  • Diagnosis, and the impact for autistic women
  • Disclosure – why, when and how
  • Personal relationships and safety, for well-being at work
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  • Workplace relationships and expectations
  • Managing sensory sensitivities and anxiety.
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Trainer

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Emily Swiatek works for the National Autistic Society as an Employment Training Consultant, providing training and consultancy for autistic people in work and the businesses that employ them. She combines her 10 years of experience working in the field of Autism and Disability and her lived experience as an autistic person to provide a unique insight into the challenges autistic people can face in the workplace and how they can best be supported to succeed.

Emily has worked on a number of press and media projects to raise public understanding of autism, including consulting for and featuring in Channel 4’s “Are You Autistic?” and BBC Two’s “Employable Me”. She is passionate about helping make the world a better place for autistic people and about breaking down the stereotypes of what it means to be autistic.
 
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Venue

The course will be held at The National Autistic Society in London.

The National Autistic Society
393 City Road
London
EC1V 1NG

 

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Why Attend?

  • The course aims to increase your confidence and skills in the workplace 
  • You will have the opportunity to explore work-related challenges alongside other women on the autism spectrum..

 

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Fees

Course Fee £380 + VAT

This includes:

  • training materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • lunch and refreshments.


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Who should attend?

This course is designed for autistic women who are in employment.

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The course is really better than I expected, I feel more confident about work now I understand my strengths better and how to advocate for some of the support I need.

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Register

To secure your place register now to avoid disappointment.

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