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Code: CPD/21/88 Attention Autism (Via ZOOM) (COURSE FULL)

This online 6 workshop course equips attendees with the skills to set up and run the 4 Stage Attention Autism programme. The training focuses on the practical aspects of intervention, working in a team and offering an irresistible invitation to learn. The Attention Autism programme targets the teaching of attention, communication and social interaction skills.

Who should attend?

SENDCOs, Centre Staff, SEND teachers, SEND teaching assistants, Speech & Language therapists and other professionals who work with pupils with special educational needs. Please note: this session is hands on & interactive, you will be expected to join in with activities online and film your practice. You will receive detailed coaching and advice on your practice to develop your skills.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 November 2020 13:15 - 14:30 ZOOM Map
2 09 November 2020 13:15 - 14:30 ZOOM Map
3 16 November 2020 13:15 - 14:30 ZOOM Map
4 30 November 2020 13:15 - 14:30 ZOOM Map
5 03 December 2020 13:15 - 14:30 ZOOM Map
6 07 December 2020 13:15 - 14:30 ZOOM Map

Code: CPD/21/89 Autism & Anxiety (Via Microsoft Teams) (COURSE FULL)


Anxiety is a constant companion of many autistic children and can affect their mental health. This course looks at the complex nature of anxiety in autistic children and young people and how we can support mental wellbeing.

Lynn McCann draws on her years of supporting autistic young people in schools to share some of the realities of what contributes to anxiety. Delegates will explore teaching resources that have made a positive impact on young people with anxiety.

Lynn McCann is the author of "How to support children with ASC in Primary School" and "How to support students with ASC in Secondary School" published by LDA 2017. She also writes regularly for the TES blog, and has published articles in SENCO Magazine, NASEN Connect and Optimus SEND magazine (Autism and SRE and How to write social stories). She has also completed the National Autistic Society Assessor training.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 November 2020 16:00 - 17:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map