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Creating An Autism Friendly Setting: a package of support

Course title: Creating An Autism Friendly Setting: a package of support

Course ref: 32SN

Course tutor: Tutors from schools and families specialist services in partnership with your Area SENCO

Course level: Advanced. For experienced SENCO's or managers

About this course

This course aims to support you in developing autism-friendly practice and provision in your setting. The course is made up of 2 half days training and one visit in to your setting. The same member of staff will need to attend both training sessions. Between the 2 training dates it is expected that you will use the tools and put the strategies in to practice. Day 2 supports you to reflect on how these have supported you to develop an Autism friendly setting - further advice and support will also be provided.

Learning outcomes

During these two half-day courses participants will:

  • Gain a greater understanding of the four key areas of difference within autism
  • Understand how these differences impact on children’s needs and abilities
  • Learn and share successful strategies linked to the four key areas of difference
  • Learn how to use two key tools to understand and support children’s sensory and communication needs
  • You will have the opportunity to put the sensory and communication tools into practice before the second half-day course


The following costs will apply to this training course:

  • Nottinghamshire CC EY provider: £75
  • City EY provider: £100
  • City school: £150
  • Nottinghamshire CC school: £125
  • Non-Nottinghamshire Provider: £150
  • This package is currently part funded by the Delivery Support Fund (Dfe) From January 2020 this package will be charged at the full rate

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Course dates

  • Dates to be confirmed

Booking information

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