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Are you an employer looking to find out more about autism in the workplace? Or do you work with colleagues that have a diagnosis of autism or Asperger Syndrome?

Course Description

This training package will explain the nature of High Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome and the impact these conditions may have on an employee coping in the workplace. People with autism can make effective and highly skilled employees but are often challenged by situations in the work place. This course aims to increase autism awareness and give strategies that allow for accommodations to be made in the workplace leading to greater sensitivity, understanding and productivity.

Target Audience

Business managers and staff

By the end of the course delegates will have

  • A greater understanding of the difficulties that may be encountered in the workplace by employees with autism.
  • Be able to identify ways of changing practice and making changes to workplace to effectively support people.
  • Knowledge of strategies to support the employee with autism.