Enfield Advisory Service for Autism

Enfield Advisory Service for Autism

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Early Years Training

 

 

A training programme for practitioners in early years education.

Autism affects around 1 in 100 children and adults. All professionals working in early years education settings should be prepared to support children on the autism spectrum and all staff should have a basic awareness of autism and  the needs of individual children.

This programme offers nationally delivered face-to-face training for professionals working with children under the age of 5. This programme will form an essential part of your Continuing Professional Development.

The programme can play a key role in supporting your organisation to provide its best endeavours in meeting the needs of children on the autism spectrum.

The training uses a range of teaching tools including video, case studies, problem solving scenarios, presentations and practical resources and activities.

 

 

Module: MAKING SENSE OF AUTISM RAISING AWARENESS (90 mins)

Gain a better understanding and awareness of autism and the way it affects children in early years settings.

COSTS £40.00 per delegate (service currently offering discounted Early Bird rate of £25.00 per delegate)

Who is the training for?:    This training is for all staff in all early years settings.  This includes: childminders, nursery nurses/assistants, teachers, lunchtime staff, senior management and governors, service staff such as administrators.

What will you learn?:

  • The importance of understanding the individual child on the autism spectrum and their profile of strengths and weaknesses.
  • To identify the key areas to help children on the autism spectrum build positive relationships with staff and their peers.
  • To know that many children on the autism spectrum can be unusually sensitive to everyday sights, sounds, touch, tastes and smells.  This can affect their learning and emotional state.

 

 

Module: GOOD AUTISM PRACTICE (1 full day)

Gain practical knowledge, and discover tools and techniques to support children with autism or on the pathway to a diagnosis in your setting.

COSTS £120.00 per delegate

Who is the training for?:    This training is for practitioners working directly with children.  This includes: childminders, nursery nurses/assistants, teachers, SENCos.

What will you learn?:

  • To develop your knowledge and understanding of good autism practice.
  • To understand the guidelines and activities to improve your practice when caring for or working with a child on the autism spectrum.
  • How to use the early years autism competency framework to evaluate and develop how you work.

 

 

Module: Extending & Enhancing Good Autism Practice (1/2 day)

Build on the learning developed through 'good autism practice' by deepening your understanding of autism and the implications for practice. 

COSTS £tbc per delegate

 Who is the training for?: This training is for practitioners working directly with children.  This includes: childminders, nursery nurses/assistants, teachers, SENCos.

What will you learn?:

  • To extend and enhance your knowledge and understanding of good autism practice.
  • To reflect on your own practice and share this more widely across settings or with partners i.e., families and other professionals.
  • To develop understanding of the graduated approach and how this can support children on the autism spectrum.

 

 

Module: LEADING GOOD AUTISM PRACTICE (1 FULL DAY)

Meet lead practitioners from a range of organisations to discuss, share and develop practice.  Prepare your setting for Ofsted inspections.

COSTS £120.00 per delegate

Who is the training for?:   For staff who may lead or train other staff in their setting, taking a leadership role with a responsibility for developing provision.  This may include: childminders, nursery nurses/assistants, head teachers, teachers, senior management, any other leadership role.

What will you learn?:

  • To enhance your knowledge and understanding of good autism practice.
  • To help you question, evaluate and develop practice within your setting.
  • To use tools to evaluate your knowledge of autism, to audit staff training needs and to gain an overview of whole setting practice using the AET early years autism standards and autism competency framework.

 

EARLY YEARS TRAINING DATES

 

 

Please click here to view the full Autism Education Trust Early Years Foundation Stage Training Programme information.

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