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Training & Events

Workshops and short courses for parents and professionals in autism and a range of specialist topics

With over 20 years experience in Autism, we have an excellent reputation for delivering quality training that makes an impact.

Autism Training

Our training is based on hands on experience in supporting autistic people and listening to what matters to them most.  Whether you are a parent, family member or professional, our training will help you to create positive enabling environments that support autistic people to thrive.  Attendees will have a chance to ask questions and get practical advice and strategies that are easy to implement

 

We offer a variety of courses from introductory sessions on Autism to more specialist topics:

Understanding Autism – Free for HACS members
Autism & Anxiety
Autism: Promoting Positive Behaviour
Autism & Sensory Differences
Autism: Supporting Siblings

What attendees are saying...

“I have seen inside my students and taken away some great strategies”

"I feel completely empowered to request an EHCP Assessment for my child"

"I found the session Informative, practical, honest and direct"

"I love Melinda's clear-cut, no-nonsense approach when presenting these workshops. She's very knowledgeable and witty"

Legal Advice Workshops

We offer a series of legal advice workshops in partnership with SEN Legal, a national and highly specialised legal practice.  These fully interactive sessions will guide you through the steps you need to understand and make informed decisions relating to:

Education, Health and Care Plans

School Exclusions

Powers of Attorney and Deputyships

NHS Continuing Healthcare and Adult Social Care

SEN Legal has been operating for over 20 years  and remain one of the most successful practices in this area of law, with a constant success rate of over 90% for the last decade.

Contact us to discuss your organisation’s bespoke training needs. We can work with you to identify the training needs of your team and design bespoke packages to help you develop successful environments and support for autistic pupils or employee.

 

Upcoming HACS Events

  • Anxiety Support Meeting (evening)
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    Mar 02, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM GMT
    Online Via Zoom meeting
    MEMBERS ONLY - For parents, carers & professionals who are supporting an autistic person who is being affected by Anxiety and would like advice. (Please note that our staff are not medically trained. The advice provided via these groups is not suitable for acute, crisis or emergency cases)
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  • VIRTUAL Autism Surgery 03/03/21 (morning)
    Online Zoom Meeting
    Mar 03, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT
    Online Zoom Meeting
    Who can attend an Autism Surgery? Members, non-members and professionals who are supporting children/families with autism. This session is free to attend
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  • VIRTUAL Autism Surgery 03/03/21 (evening)
    Online Zoom Meeting
    Mar 03, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM GMT
    Online Zoom Meeting
    Who can attend an Autism Surgery? Members, non-members and professionals who are supporting children/families with autism. This session is free to attend
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  • Transition to Adulthood, Getting it Right from Year 9
    Zoom Meeting
    Mar 10, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM GMT
    Zoom Meeting
    Planning for adulthood should start from Year 9, so that young people and their parents have the right support from education, health or social care in their final years at school and beyond, to prepare for work and independent living.
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  • VIRTUAL Autism Surgery 17/03/21 (morning)
    Online Zoom Meeting
    Mar 17, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT
    Online Zoom Meeting
    Who can attend an Autism Surgery? Members, non-members and professionals who are supporting children/families with autism. This session is free to attend
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  • Understanding and Supporting Autistic Adults
    Zoom Webinar
    Mar 24, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    Co-produced with autistic adults, this webinar will focus on the characteristics of autism and the challenges faced by autistic people in adulthood.
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  • Puberty and Neurodiversity
    Webinar
    Mar 25, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Webinar
    Puberty and Neurodiversity - Ready Or Not Here It Comes Webinar. Dr Mark Brown will be exploring the issues faced by children and teenagers with a learning disability and/or autism, when they are going through puberty, and the impact this can have on their family and wider circle.
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  • Behaviour Support Meeting (evening)
    Online Via Zoom meeting
    Mar 30, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Online Via Zoom meeting
    MEMBERS ONLY - For parents, carers & professionals who are supporting an autistic person who is being affected by Behaviours and would like advice. (Please note that our staff are not medically trained. The advice provided via these groups is not suitable for acute, crisis or emergency cases)
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  • VIRTUAL Autism Surgery 31/03/21 (morning)
    Online Zoom Meeting
    Mar 31, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Online Zoom Meeting
    Who can attend an Autism Surgery? Members, non-members and professionals who are supporting children/families with autism. This session is free to attend
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  • Autism: Promoting Positive Behaviour
    Online Zoom Meeting
    Apr 28, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Online Zoom Meeting
    This interactive Zoom training will support parents, carers and Professionals to understand a child’s behaviour and identify what may cause distress or meltdowns. We’ll look at adjusting environments to reduce distress and how to support autistic children to understand and manage their own behaviour
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