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This event is suitable for Ealing maintained schools and all other schools
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Event code SCH 22/493 
Event description

For Practitioners working with pupils on the autism spectrum to develop their practice (pupils in the 5 - 16 age group)

This includes teachers, teaching assistants, lunchtime staff, senior management, governors and social workers

Who is this module for?
This module is an awareness-raising module for all staff in a school community, whether they be teachers, learning support assistants, school meals supervisors, or taxi drivers. The module provides an introduction to autism and the reasonable adjustments that need to be considered when working with autistic pupils.

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.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the importance of getting to know the pupil as an individual.

  • Approach autism as a difference rather than as a disorder or impairment.

  • Understand the importance of identifying the strengths and needs of autistic pupils.

  • Know how three areas of difference can affect autistic pupils.

  • Appreciate how important it is to listen to and learn from the perspectives of autistic pupils.

  • Reflect on and implement reasonable adjustments to support autistic pupils you work with.

  • Have knowledge and understanding of the importance of one-page profiles and how to collect information for the one-page profile.

The training uses a range of teaching tools to form an essential part of your continued professional development: 

  • Videos

  • Strategies

  • Presentations

  • Resources

  • Activities

This is a 90 minute session designed to develop awareness and understanding of autism which will be delivered remotely 

Cost: Free to Ealing maintained schools, £30 to out of borough/academy schools

Training objectives  
Target Group

This training session is designed for all staff working with pupils in the 5 - 16 age group.

This includes teachers, teaching assistants, transport staff, lunchtime staff, senior management, governors and social workers.

Key stages
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Subject areas SEN/Inclusion
Target audience All classroom support staff, Inclusion managers, Key stage 1 teachers, Key stage 2 teachers , Key stage 3 teachers, Lead teachers, Learning mentors, Learning support assistant, Other, SENCOs, Teaching Assistants, Teaching Assistants: Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTAs)
OFSTED areas
Professional Standards
Venue Webbased School, line one, pl8 map
Admin contact - Castlebar School (
Event Commissioner - Ealing Learning Partnership (
Course Costs See event description
Start date Tuesday 18 October 2022
Times 16:00 - 17:30
Number of sessions 1