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Autism Education Trust (AET) Level 2 Extending and enhancing good autism practice & complex needs and participation 31/01/18
Wednesday 31st January 2018, & 01/02/18 9am-4pm

Who is it for:
SENCos new to autism. Class teacher and teaching assistant pairs

Areas Covered:
• Provide an overview of what is meant by autisms. • Develop an understanding of how behaviours are impacted by the impaired social communication skills and sensory difficulties. • Review of strategies and interventions for pupils with ASD and complex needs. • Development of pupil profile including the use of technology/ interventions to support communication, conditions and their impact on the individual and mental health where appropriate

Course Outcomes:
• Participants will be able to understand how autism impacts on the social, emotional and academic progress of a child with autism. • Participants will have practical strategies and knowledge of interventions to use to better meet the needs of those with autisms.• Increased awareness of how the physical environment can aid or detract from teaching those with autisms. • Staff will have increased knowledge in how to identify and support pupils with autism. • Virtual copy of “Tools for teachers”. • To have a thorough understanding of the needs of ASD pupils with complex needs. • To support the inclusion of pupils with ASD and complex needs. • To increase pupil participation in planning for their future.

£240 per delegate from Leicester City Council maintained schools
£300 per delegate from non-maintained schools
The cost includes booklets

Autumn Term (two full days) 14 September 2017 15 September 2017 
or Spring Term (two full days) 31 January 2018 1 February 2018 

Alternatively this course can be delivered in your school/setting. Please discuss this with your LCI link teacher or email liz.richardson@leicester.gov.uk 

Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR1603
Date: Wednesday 31st January 2018
Time: & 01/02/18 9am-4pm
Cost: £240 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£300 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Trainers: LCI Support Team
Location: New Parks House
Pindar Road, Leicester LE3 9RN
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