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 20th November 2019
  • Monday 6th January 2020
  • Wednesday 5th February 2020
  • Thursday 5th March 2020
  • Monday 20th April 2020
  • Wednesday 20th May 2020
  • Thursday 25th June 2020
  • Monday 6th July 2020
  • Wednesday 9th September 2020
  • Thursday 15th October 2020
  • Monday 16th November 2020
  • Tuesday 16th December 2020


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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