ASK (Autism Spectrum Knowledge) Professional Development

Professional development (PD)

Posted: 14 February 2020
Notice reference #: 1HA5Mo

ASK (Autism Spectrum Knowledge) training is a series of interactive professional development workshops facilitated by highly qualified, experienced facilitators from Children's Autism Foundationwho work with ASD children on a daily basis.

This training is for:

  • Teachers – ECE, Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
  • SENCOs, RTLBs, Learning Support Coordinators
  • Teacher Aides/Teaching Assistants
  • any educational professionals who engage with children on the autism spectrum.

If you are a professional who engages with children or young people with ASD then these workshops are for you!

The full training programme is made up of 5-6* two hour modules run through the year.  Attend one workshop or attend the full series of 5 modules to gain our ASK Professional Training certificate.

Our next 5 modules are:

Module 1. Understanding Autism
Monday 17 February, 7–9pm

Module 2. Sensory Issues
Monday 16 March, 2020 7–9pm

Module 3. Dealing with Anxiety
Monday Monday 6 April, 7–9pm

Module 4a. Social Skills and Communication for under 12’s
Monday Monday 4 May, 7–9
Module 4b. Social Skills and Communication for over 12’s
Monday 25 May, 7–9pm

5. Strategies for Behaviour
Monday 22 June, 7–9pm

Full details on each module here:

Venue for all modules: The Long Room, Freeman’s Bay Community Centre, 52 Hepburn Street, Freeman’s Bay

Cost: $50 incl GST per module (non-refundable registration fee) 

Register for the full 5 module programme or register for modules individually.

We can also come to your school (anywhere in Greater Auckland) to deliver autism training to your team at your next staff meeting or teacher-only day.  Please email or phone us for details.

Further information

Contact: Jo Sutton

 (09) 415 7406