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Awareness and Understanding of Autism *face to face*

November 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Do you want to improve your understanding of Autism? And how you can support someone on the Autism spectrum? North East London Training Hub in partnership with North East London Integrated Care Board are delighted to offer all staff working in the region an opportunity to take part in this half day workshop. Following feedback from previous attendees these workshops are now offered for face to face delivery. A choice of workshops available between Adults and Children is available. Please only register to attend either the Adults or Children’s workshop as there are significant overlap on the content.

Awareness and Understanding of Autism in Adults
15th November 2022
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Awareness and Understanding of Autism in Children
24th November 2022
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*This training supports health care providers CQC expectation to have staff trained on Autism and Learning Disability*

The workshop objectives include:
• An introduction to the Spectrum
• Characteristics of autism
o Communication
o Rigidity and repetitive behaviours
o Sensory
o Strengths

• What works
• Legislative requirements

Course facilitation
The course will be delivered in a combination of theory, as well as practical and interactive exercises. Attendees will also have the opportunity to consider action points going forward after the course.

Trainer
Manar Matusiak has over 20 years’ experience at director level in the specialist care and education sector, in particular in the field of autism. She helped to set up and develop the first transitional residential service in the country for young adults with autism and complex needs. Her background is in teaching and management. During her career, she was Personal and Professional Development Director for one of the national specialist autism providers, overseeing the development. She is currently Managing Director of Living Autism and she trains and coaches nationally across all sectors

This is an introductory workshop and may not be suitable for those in clinical settings. Workshops are based on small group interactions. Please do ensure you are committed to attending the full duration of the workshop. The workshop is costed at £75 PP and has been funded by North East London Integrated Care Board . Please add name to waiting list if places are fully subscribed – priority places will be offered to those on waiting list