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WTT deliver training and workshops centrally and bespoke to settings. 

 

  • Autism Education Trust Professional Development Programme.

Making Sense of Autism

The aims

  • Enhance your understanding and awareness of autism and the three areas of difference that affect autistic pupils.
  • Equip you with the knowledge you need to begin to make reasonable adjustments in the way you support autistic pupils.
  • 90 minutes

Good Autism Practice

The aims

The aims of ‘Good autism practice in Schools’ are to support practitioners who work directly with autistic pupils to: 

  • Develop their knowledge and understanding of good autism practice. 
  • Reflect on and improve their practice in working with autistic pupils. 
  • Understand strategies and approaches they can draw upon for autistic pupils they work with. 
  • Reflect on the kind of information they need to collect for the one-page profile and for the pupil-centred education plan.  
  • Consider how to involve the autistic pupil and their family in the pupil’s education.  
  • Enhance and embed inclusive practice for autistic pupils. 
  • 6 hours delivered flexibly

Progression Framework

The aims

The aims of this module are to enable delegates to:

  • Address skills and understanding that children may find difficult as a consequence of their autism
  • Recognise and build on children’s strengths and interests and improve overall wellbeing
  • Appreciate that children may need support in these areas and that their progress is dependent on this support
  • 2 hours

Anxiety module

The aims

After completing this module, you will be able to understand: 

  • How autistic CYP might express anxiety. 
  • What can cause anxiety in autistic CYP. 
  • What you can do to prevent and reduce anxiety in autistic CYP. 
  • 2 hours

 Exclusions module

The aims

The aim of this module is to enable delegates to:

  • Understand the legal context of autism and exclusion
  • Understand the risk of illegal exclusion and how to avoid it occurring
  • Better understand the triggers and ways of managing distressed behaviours
  • 2 hours

Leadership, Inclusion and Structural Reasonable Adjustments

The aims

The aim of this module is to enable delegates:

  • To look at how inclusive provision and structural reasonable adjustments can help a setting to be outstanding.​
  • To consider what is needed to lead culture change in a setting.​
  • To know about AET resources and guidance that can support leaders to provide inclusive environments through structural reasonable adjustments.​
  • To consider different ways of making structural reasonable adjustments to ensure autistic pupils are fully supported.
  • time tbc