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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

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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"

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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.

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Upcoming HACS Events

  • Autism: Promoting Positive Behaviour
    Online Zoom Meeting
    Dec 08, 6:30 PM – 9:30 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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  • Annual General Meeting 2021
    Zoom
    Dec 13, 7:30 PM – Dec 14, 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    The AGM will be in respect of Hillingdon Autistic Care and Support (Registered Charity Number 1066859) and Hillingdon Autistic Care and Support Limited (Registered Charity Number 1183576/Company Number Company number 08328194)
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  • Behaviour Support Meeting Morning
    Online Via Zoom meeting
    Dec 14, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    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 15/12/21 Morning AM
    Online Interactive Zoom
    Dec 15, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Online Interactive Zoom
    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 and Anxiety
    Zoom Webinar
    Jan 19, 2022, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    A webinar workshop for parents, carers and professionals Autism and Anxiety” will explore the underlying causes of stress and anxiety in relation to autistic differences, including how these may be expressed by autistic people.
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