Training

Training on Autism

We facilitate a wide range of training for parents, carers and professionals in the form of a programme of workshops, seminars and conferences throughout the academic year. To ensure our events are accessible to everyone, we provide sessions on weekdays, Saturdays and midweek evenings. Our training events are held in wheelchair accessible premises, fitted with a hearing loop system. Although we cannot offer interpretation or facilitation services, we will be happy to offer you free place for an interpreter or facilitator to accompany you.

Regular training events are:

  • Introduction to Autism for parents/carers with a new diagnosis of autism
  • Autism and What Works
  • Autism: Practical Tips and Strategies
  • Autism and the Visual Environment
  • Movement and the Brain

Other autism training events include:-

  • Series of workshops with Attention Autism to include behaviour, Social Skills, Changing Schools, Toileting, Sensory Issues, Clothes, Outings and Sleep
  • SEN Legal Ltd workshops on Post 16/19 Transition and the Statementing process
  • Sexuality and Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Transition for Young People

We also organise conferences and seminars featuring key note speakers who have expertise in the field of autism and speakers who themselves are on the autism spectrum.

Previous speakers include:-

  • Professor Rita Jordan
  • Doctor Glenys Jones
  • Doctor Luke Beardon
  • Mitzi Waltz, Lecturer in Autism Studies at the University of Birmingham
  • Doctor Paul Shattock
  • Sandy Rowe
  • Geoff Evans, Options Group
  • Wendy Lawson
  • Ros Blackburn
  • Josh Muggleton
  • Chris Mitchell
  • Donna Williams

For information and booking for training events and conferences, please visit our Training page.

We can also provide bespoke training delivered to your school or organisation’s specific needs. For more information on our consultancy please contact enquiries@hacs.org.uk