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Communication and Interaction

AET Extending and enhancing Good Autism Practice, Complex needs, Participation and target Setting using the progression framework
Wednesday 23rd February 2022, In Person 09:00 –16:00 (3 x Full Days) (If Virtual Half days x 4)

Areas Covered:

  • Provide an overview of what is meant byautisms.
  • Develop an understanding of how behaviours areimpacted by the impaired social communication skills and sensory difficulties.
  • Provide practical strategies to meet the needs ofstudents with autisms, including an introduction to specific interventions, e.g. social stories™, Circles of Friends, visual systems and strategies

Course Outcomes:

  • Participants will be able to understand how autism impacts on the social, emotional and academic progress of a child withautism.
  • Participants will have practical strategies and knowledge of interventions to use to better meet the needs of those withautisms.
  • Increased awareness of how the physical environmentcan aid or detract from teaching those withautisms.
  • Staff will have increased knowledge in how to identifyand support pupils with autism.
  • Virtual copy of “Tools forteachers”.

Who is it for? –

SENDCos new to autism. Class teacher and teaching assistant pairs.

Days Running for: - Course will run on two occasions

In person 3 days or Virtually 4 mornings (first 3 mornings booked + other)

Dates: -

Wednesday 23 February 22, 2/ March 22, 9 March 22 (+16 March 22 if virtual)

Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR3061
Date: Wednesday 23rd February 2022
Time: In Person 09:00 –16:00 (3 x Full Days) (If Virtual Half days x 4)
Cost: £370 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£370 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Trainers: AET autism specialist teachers
Location: Face to face venue to be confirmed. Will be run via Microsoft Teams if face to face not possible

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