Our Training Services

We offer a wide range of training and development for professionals, paid carers, school and college staff, as well as parents and carers of children and adults with autism and behaviour that challenges. Our training is delivered by outstanding practitioners who specialise in autism and challenging behaviour and communication. Through our courses, we want you to gain practical knowledge, skills and techniques that can be used in a variety of settings and are relevant to people with a range of needs.

Courses on Offer

Introduction to Autism – Tier 1

What prior knowledge or experience is needed? No prior knowledge or experience is required.

Summary:

Designed for everyone who might benefit from an understanding of the autism spectrum, including parents, front line care staff, professionals and anyone who has contact with individuals on the spectrum. This course will give participants a strong foundation of understanding of the autism spectrum, and how it affects the individuals they support.

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Level 2- Supporting Individuals on the Autism Spectrum – Tier 2

What prior knowledge or experience is needed? Some prior knowledge or experience is required, this training is designed to build on existing skills and understanding.

Summary:

A Level 2 course, designed for everyone who might benefit from an understanding of the autism spectrum, including parents, front line care staff, professionals and anyone who has contact with individuals on the spectrum. This course will give participants a strong foundation of understanding of the autism spectrum, and how it affects the individuals they support. This course develops an understanding of autism, communication tools, an introduction to behavioural support and sensory differences.

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Level 2- Autism and Behaviour- An Introduction to Positive Support Strategies – Tier 2

What prior knowledge or experience is needed? Some prior knowledge or experience is required, this training is designed to build on existing skills and understanding.

Summary:

A Level 2 course, designed for everyone who might work with individuals’ whose behaviour challenges, including parents, front line care staff and professionals. This course will give participants a strong foundation and understanding of the causes and functions of challenging behaviour, and equip them with the necessary skills to successfully support individuals whose behaviour challenges.

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Communication in Autism – Tier 1

What prior knowledge or experience is needed? No prior knowledge or experience is required.

Summary:

Designed for everyone who might benefit from an understanding of communication of people on the autism spectrum, including parents, front line care staff, professionals and anyone who has contact with individuals on the spectrum. This foundation course includes details about different methods of communication and barriers that people in the autism spectrum might encounter when communicating. To finalise we will explore different communication systems which might help people to increase their receptive and expressive skills.

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Level 2- Understanding and Utilising Communication Strategies in Autism – Tier 2

What prior knowledge or experience is needed? Some prior knowledge or experience is required, this training is designed to build on existing skills and understanding.

Summary:

An externally accredited Level 2 course, designed for everyone who might benefit from an understanding of communication of people on the the autism spectrum, including parents, front line care staff, professionals and anyone who has contact with individuals on the spectrum. This advance course focuses on understanding communication and on equipping the participants to develop visual aids to facilitate communication of people in the autism spectrum.

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Costs

In house courses can be delivered in your service for up to 16 participants. Cost are inclusive of materials and reasonable travel and expenses*:

*Travel is included within the greater London area, any additional travel will incur a 50 pence per mile fee, unsociable hours’ fee may apply for weekend courses.

Note: If you book more than one course at one time you will save 15% on all other courses booked.

For further information on these and other services please call 0800 368 9433 or email to info@SS4Autism.com.