Live Online Course – Working with Children with Autism (ASD)

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 14 January 2021
Notice reference #: 1HAG8J

This Safe for Children live online course is ideal for school leaders, teachers, and support staff

Date: Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 March
Time: 10–110am
Cost: $50 + GST per person.

The full training programme is made up of 2 one-hour modules and meets 2 times.

Module 1. Understanding Autism (ASD)

  • What is autism/takiwātanga?
  • Recognising and responding to Executive Functioning difficulties
  • Theory of Mind and how it relates to autism
  • Anxiety and autism – techniques for teaching self-calming strategies.

Module 2. Responding to Sensory Difficulties and Behaviour

  • Understanding sensory difficulties
  • How to create and support autism friendly spaces
  • Stimming: behaviour, causes and management
  • Support strategies to help calm a child during a meltdown (vs a tantrum).

"Practical and insightful!"

"It was really encouraging to not just have information regarding the needs of children with Autism but to also learn the strategies that we can implement within our learning environment."

Interactive. This course is interactive and engages participants. You will be able to ask questions and they will get answered while you are watching.  

Qualification. To gain your relevant certificate of training you will be invited to complete 3 or 4 multi choice questions.

Can't make this live online training. Our live online training will be recorded and can be purchased as a listen On-Demand recording for you to watch at a time that is convenient for you.

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Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

03 March 2021 – 03 March 2021

New Zealand (nationwide)

04 March 2021 – 04 March 2021

Further information

Contact: Donna Bouzaid

 (0800) 723 3454 (0800 SAFE4KIDS)