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ASD - The Autism Spectrum: Anxiety and Support Approaches





Spectra Autism Inclusion Service Ltd & St Peter’s Learning Centre are pleased to offer the following courses in 2014-2015:

Tuesday 30th September 2014
The Autism Spectrum: Awareness and Strategies
This session aims to develop understanding of difficulties with social interaction, communication, rigid thinking styles and sensory issues that are experienced by individuals with needs related to the autism spectrum, and the strategies that could be used to address these needs. 
Course Leaders: Val Jones & Anna Granger
Tuesday 2 December 2014
Practical Games and Activities to Promote Social Thinking 

A purely practical session involving games and activities to develop social awareness and social thinking. This course is aimed at Learning Mentors, TAs and Club Leaders.    
Course Leader: Anna Granger
Thursday 29 January 2015
Understanding Girls on the Autism Spectrum

The session focuses on understanding how girls on the autism spectrum present and suggests a range support strategies.
Course Leader: Val Jones
Tuesday 3 March 2015
Apps for Autism

This session shares a range of apps that can be used to support children and young people with social, communication and interaction difficulties.
Course Leaders: Anna Granger & Val Jones

Tuesday 28th April 2015
An Autism Friendly School

With reference to the National Autism Standards (2012), evaluate inclusive practice in your setting and consider practical approaches that could enable the further development of autism-friendly practice. This course is aimed at staff with key SEN roles, including SENCos, school leaders and lead practitioners for ASD.  
Course Leader: Val Jones

Tuesday 9th June 2015
The Autism Spectrum: Anxiety and Support Approaches

Examine the impact of anxiety on individuals on the autism spectrum, including sensory sensitivities, and the strategies that can be used to reduce anxiety.  
Course Leaders: Val Jones & Anna Granger

 All courses run from 9.15am to 12pm & cost £50 per delegate.
Refreshments included.

For further information about any of these courses, please contact Val Jones,
Director of Spectra, on 07717575362 or email vj@spectraautism.com
To book places, please contact Jeanette Gillott at St Peter’s Learning Centre on
01939-232292 or email learning.centre@st-peters.shropshire.sch.uk