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Autism & PDA – a combined online training day with Can Do Courses via Zoom.

Morning session: Success for Autistic students (10.00am – 12.30pm)

This session aims to reveal some simple strategies to support autistic students. By the end of the session, participants will:

  • Recognise some of the characteristics and behaviour associated with Autism
  • Understand the facts and the myths surrounding Autism
  • Have increased knowledge of how to remove barriers to learning in an educational setting for Autistic students
  • Learn how to minimise the effects of behaviour

Lunch break is around 12.30

Afternoon session: Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance (1.30pm – 4.00pm)

During this training session, our aims are that participants will:

  • Understand the meaning of Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)
  • Know how to support a PDA pupil/student in class and elsewhere
  • Recognise what causes the behaviours associated with PDA and the best methods to de-escalate
  • Be more aware of how PDA and Autism are linked

This full day programme is designed for:

  • teaching staff
  • SENCos
  • student mentors
  • personal tutors
  • lecturers
  • pastoral teams
  • parents
  • carers
  • youth workers

Fees for the day include fully guided training (via Zoom), all course resources and a certificate of attendance.


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