Training Course

Understanding autism for managers

25 February 2020, London

 
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About the course

 

This half-day training course will give you a greater understanding of autism (including Asperger syndrome) and increase your confidence in your ability to manage your employee with autism effectively.

Through group exercises and materials you will learn more about autism as well as the correct phrases and terminology. You will have the opportunity to meet other managers of employees with autism and discuss the different ways autism can affect somebody in the workplace. The training will identify management strategies that can help to prevent or address any issues in the workplace.

 

 

Shauna Fleming E: trainingevents@nas.org.uk T: +44 (0) 300 303 4313

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Key topics

Some of the key topics this training will cover include:

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  • increase your understanding of autism and its impact on someone in the workplace
  • discuss current issues or concerns relating to your employee with autism
  • increase your confidence in managing your employee with autism
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  • learn how to design and implement appropriate management strategies
  • clarify the concept of reasonable adjustments and the Equality Act 2010.

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Trainer

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Lorraine is an Autism Training Consultant who has worked with autistic people and their families throughout her career and is passionate about increasing understanding of autism. Joining The National Autistic Society in 2005, Lorraine has delivered a variety of autism training to both professionals and families, covering a range of topics including sensory differences, continence, sexuality and women and girls. She has lectured on autism at a variety of UK Universities and has spoken at several conferences on autism and related subjects.

Her publications include Toilet Training and the Autism Spectrum: A Guide for Professionals (2016) with Dr Eve Fleming, Toileting problems in children with autism (2014) in The Nursing Times, and the NAS Teen Life workbook. Lorraine developed the new NAS Teen Life parent support programme and accompanying Licensed User Training, and has written a variety of articles on Network Autism, covering topics such as catastrophising and toileting difficulties.

Lorraine’s most recent project is as one of the content writers for the NAS’s newest online training module on autism in women and girls, which launched in March 2018.

“My favourite part of the job is the opportunities I get to constantly learn more about autism, often from autistic people themselves, and to share that knowledge with those who come on my training”.

 
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Venue

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

393 City Road
London
EC1V 1NG

 

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Why Attend?

  • Increase your understanding of autism and its impact on someone in the workplace.  
  • Increase your confidence in managing your employee with autism.
  • To discuss current issues or concerns relating to your employee with autism.
  • On completion of the course you can join Network Autism, our online professionals’ forum.

 

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Fees

Course Fee £249 + VAT

This includes:

  • training materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • refreshments.

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Who should attend?

This course is suitable for managers, supervisors, HR staff and workplace mentors.

     

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