Introduction to the Autism Spectrum


This basic course lasts for 2½ hours and is aimed at being the first step to discovering the basics about this complex condition.


The training is aimed at people who have had a family member newly diagnosed or professionals who are moving into this area of work. It is lively and interactive and gives learners the confidence they need to work with individuals on the autism spectrum.


Whenever possible we engage guest speakers who are on the autism spectrum on this course to explain their unique personal experiences.


Learning outcomes:


By the end of this course you will:


  • Have an insight into the difficulties people on the autism spectrum have to face
  • Know why the condition affects them the way that it does
  • Be equipped with strategies to overcome some of the difficulties a person on the autism has
  • Be able to react proactively to meet the needs of individuals known to you



  • Wednesday 14th November 2018
  • Monday 4th February 2019
  • Wednesday 3rd April 2019
  • Thursday 20th June 2019
  • Monday 23rd September 2019
  • Wednesday 20th November 2019


Times:              9.30 am – 12 noon


Venue:              16 High Force Road, Riverside Park, Middlesbrough TS2 1RH

This training can also be delivered to individual organisations at own venue



  • Online booking: unpaid carers and people on autism spectrum £25.00; professionals £50.00
  • Invoice booking: unpaid carers and people on autism spectrum £50.00; professionals £80.00 ( please contact us to arrange this )


Refreshments and course materials included




Following this training the learner can progress on to the following programmes:



All profits go to towards improving the lives of individuals and families on the autism spectrum. 

Introduction to the Autism Spectrum




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