Autism Support Team - Professional Development Offer

 

Learn how to use visual supports in class to support autistic students.  There will be opportunities to see examples of a range of visuals.  Templates of common examples are provided.

This training is for TAs, LSAs, Teachers and SENCOs

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To gain understanding of how structured teaching can support autistic students. Learn how to set up structured teaching system in the classroom and how to implement it.  Examples of a range of structured tasks and where to find them will be provided.

This training is for TAs, LSAs, Teachers and SENCOs

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Learn how to use a visual approach to unpick social situations and how to develop an understanding of a child’s point of view of social situations. Also, learn how to write a positively worded social narrative by describing a situation with relevant social cues, other’s perspectives, and a suggested appropriate response.

This training is for TAs, LSAs, Teachers and SENCOs

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The purpose of this workshop is to understand the types of curriculum adaptations available, to leave with a toolkit of curriculum adaptations and to practice selecting curriculum adaptations for students.

This training is for Teachers and SENCOs

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This session will focus on showing how to correctly record problem behaviour on an ABC chart. There will be a quick overview of the functions of behaviour, what information should be included on ABC charts and how we can link information collected to the function of problem behaviour to form a hypothesis.

This training is for TAs, LSAs, Teachers and SENCOs

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Learn about what ‘pairing’ is with examples of how this approach can be used.  An explanation of how to use pairing to establish instructional control.

This training is for TAs, LSAs, Teachers and SENCOs

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This is an introductory module to autism. The module supports delegates in developing their awareness, understanding, and acceptance of autistic children. The module supports participants in identifying reasonable adjustments that can make a difference to autistic children, as well as in developing a one-page profile.

This training is for all staff, those working directly with children, but also, managers, proprietors, office staff, caterers, caretakers, and governors.

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This is a module for delegates who work directly with autistic children, and it provides guidance on processes and tools that can help participants to implement good autism practice both in terms of their own individual practice and in terms of making adaptations to the learning environment.

This is a training for SENCOs, teachers, TAs and LSAs

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This is an informal drop–in session aimed at those Teaching Assistants who support autistic pupils. Each session will offer a brief introduction to the focus topic, then facilitate discussion amongst the attendees.  The aim is to create a supportive space for staff to meet, learn and share inclusive autism practice so all pupils can thrive.

These sessions are for TAs and LSAs

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Here we have included the AST request for support (RFS) for you to download by clicking on the link below.

Request must come only from the school. In order for the AST to provide support the child must have a formal diagnosis of Autism. The form must be completed in full, with a parent signature and emailed to the following:

AutismSupportTeam@southwark.gov.uk

AST Request for Support (docx, 603kb)

Please note that all referrals are allocated on a fortnightly basis and someone will contact you within 2 weeks of submitting the request to agree the next steps.

To contact the AST with any enquiries, please send an email to AutismSupportTeam@southwark.gov.uk

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