Special Educational Needs (SEN)
Autistic Spectrum Disorder training
We offer advice, support and training to families of children or young people aged 0-19 years in Liverpool who are waiting for an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) assessment or already have a diagnosis.
Our training programmes
Our training programmes aim to build on a family’s knowledge of ASD, are tailored to the age of the child and accredited by the National Autistic Society (NAS). Most sessions are held during term time.
- NAS EarlyBird for under 4s. Classrooms session and home visits, plus ongoing support for families in the period between diagnosis and school.
- NAS EarlyBird Plus for 4-9s. Eight classroom session and two home visits. Two family members and one professional who works with their child can enrol. Encourages a consistent approach between home and school.
- NAS EarlyBird Healthy Minds for 7-11s. Classroom sessions to increase understanding of how autism impacts on a child’s emotional wellbeing. Two family members and one professional who works with their child can enrol.
- Autism training programmes for 4-11s. One-day workshop designed to give families strategies that will help them support their child’s social and communication while they are waiting for an assessment to be completed.
How to request training
If you are interested in any of the training programmes listed above, please use the online referral form below.
Make training request
For further help and advice please contact us.