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(ASK) Autism Spectrum Knowledge Professional Development - Understanding Autism

Professional development (PD) North Island

Posted: 10 May 2021
Notice reference #: 1HAKY7

ASK (Autism Spectrum Knowledge) is a series of professional development workshops facilitated by knowledgeable and experienced facilitators from Children's Autism Foundation who work with ASD children on a daily basis.

Module 1. Understanding Autism
The Annex Room, Point Chevalier Community Centre

Wednesday 4th August 2021, 7–9pm

  • What is ASD?
  • What might ASD look like in the learning environment?
  • How can we better support children on the Autism Spectrum?

This Autism training is ideal for:

  • Teachers – ECE, Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
  • SENCOs, RTLBs, Learning Support Coordinators
  • Teacher Aides/Teaching Assistants
  • Social Workers in Schools
  • School counsellors

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 two hour modules once a month Aug-Dec 2021 at Pt Chev Community Centre.  Should we find ourselves in a COVID lockdown, the affected module will be delivered via Zoom.

Attend one workshop or attend the full series of 5 modules to gain our ASK Professional Training certificate.

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

Register for our 5 Module Package Deal ($225 + GST) before 30 June 21 or register for each module individually.

Attention: Teacher Aides/Learning Assistants - this training can be provided at no cost to your school via the MoE Pilot Fund for TA Training.  Please contact us for details on how to apply.

Events summary

North Island

04 August 2021 – 04 August 2021