3 CPD presentations focusing on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) for just £25!
These presentations will help you to understand the impact ASD has on a child’s learning,
so you can create teaching environments that allow pupils with autism to thrive and achieve their potential.
Masking: what are we missing, and how can this behaviour impact communication between school and home?
Lana Grant – Autism Specialist and Author
How can we help if we don’t know what we’re looking for? Lana identifies the meaning of the term ‘masking’ and how common it is. She identifies when and why an adult or child may be masking, highlights the power of working with parents/caregivers, and provides support strategies.
Positive experiences and approaches with autistic girls in school and community group settings
Jo Dilworth – CEO, APPEER Community Interest Company & Zara Wright – Strategic Lead for SEND, Weydon Multi Academy Trust
Jo and Zara highlight real life experiences of autistic girls and teens and explain why a positive approach is so important. Jo gives an overview of Appeer’s positive peer-based approach to support autistic girls in the community to connect, share interests and understand and support themselves. Zara shares examples of positive effective practice she uses in schools.
Neurodiversity ‘traits’ for children and adolescents with learning, behaviour and socialisation – challenges and opportunities
Fintan O’Regan –
Behaviour and Learning Trainer and Consultant, Sf30 Ltd
Fintan focuses on understanding and celebrating differences and not deficits within neurodiversity. He demystifies the terms ASD, ADHD, BD, CD, Dyslexia, DCD and ODD. Concentrating on traits and not labels, he explains how to support and nurture the differences that non traditional learners present within learning behaviour and socialisation.
These training videos for teachers will help you to identify masking, understand the impact of a positive approach and nurture the differences that non traditional learners present to ensure the best outcomes for your pupils with Autism.
“I just thought I was a rather awkward, substandard female.
Now I know that on the contrary, I am a superbly autistic person.”
What a turnaround! That’s what positive experiences and approaches can do for an autistic girl.
There are so many positives to being autistic! Decisive, creative, amazing attention to detail, strong sense of justice, logical approach and the ability to learn vast amounts of information. These are just some of the positive traits identified by autistic girls attending the Appeer Community Interest Company. Founder Jo Dilworth says, “We need to celebrate these qualities and it’s really important to share this message with autistic young people!”
Watch a snippet from Jo Dilworth’s presentation…
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Teachers loved Fintan O’Regan’s Neurodiversity Traits presentation at the Virtual SEND Conference
“Lots of great information to consider and reflect on. Lots of detail – very helpful to look at things from a different perspective.”
Lorraine Chester – Sefton SEN Inclusion Service
“Very useful tips which are easy to put in place and sensitive to factors that can impact positive intentions. Down to earth delivery and realistic expectations.”
“Loved this and can’t wait to share with the wider college teams!”
Gemma Marshall – Truro & Penwith College
“Thank you, Fintan for a really interesting presentation!”
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These Autism training sessions were originally presented at one of our Virtual SEND Conferences. It’s a great way to get CPD covering a wide range of areas within SEND. Each conference includes 12 expert talks, with unlimited access online for your whole school for just £60. Schools can use the videos throughout the year as part of INSET day training.
You can still purchase access to all of our Virtual SEND Conferences and more in-depth training courses online.