Autism Awareness Training
Our training will help you:
Understand what autism is and be able to recognise possible traits of autism
Understand what is meant by the autistic spectrum
Recognise how people with autism view the world and process information
Understand how to minimise the anxiety of the person with autism
Learn practical, specific strategies to use when supporting someone with autism
Sensory Processing Disorder
This course includes an introduction to the significance of sensory issues in the context of autism spectrum disorders. It will look at the definitions of concepts and terminology including sensory processing, sensory modulation, sensory overload and hyper-and hyposensitivity. There will be an overview of sensory sensitivities encountered in people with autism and how sensitivities are experienced or manifest themselves differently within each individual.
Gain an overview of how the senses function
Broaden your knowledge on the range of sensory issues associated with autism
Gain a deeper understanding of the impact of sensory difficulties and differences on the daily lives of people with autism
Broaden practical knowledge for adapting sensory environments to the needs of people with autism
Be better equipped with tools and coping strategies to help people with autism manage their sensory difficulties.
Zones of Regulation
Learn to teach the children of your school about their sensory and emotional state. Giving tools to help navigate social and sensory challenges, helping children to become flexible thinkers and more understanding of others. AIW is not an official trainer for the Zones of Regulation, this course is designed to be an introduction to a fantastic resource that is available.
Provide you with an understanding of the Zones of Regulation. Provide guidance on how to effectively support children to self regulate
Give you ideas as to how best self-regulate depending upon the zone
Provide you with the confidence to implement the Zones of Regulation throughout your school, and introduce it as a part of everyday life.
Give children confidence to recognise their emotions and those in others, reducing playground conflict.
Learn how to reduce behaviours caused by frustration.
The art of inclusive learning in school
Learn to help children with SEN engage and feel confident in learning. Using effective use of positive reinforcement to reduce unwanted behaviours and increase desired ones.
Challenge typical thinking on what being inclusive means
Explore ways to make your school more inclusive. Provide effective solutions to aid inclusive learning
Show how to record all progress no matter how small