Supporting Autistic People

Upcoming Supporting Autistic People

Date & Time of Course

  •  5 June, 2024
     10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  •  12 June, 2024
     10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Autism diagnoses and self-identification are increasing, with recent research showing 1 in every 36 people might be autistic.

Autistic people experience and interact with the everyday world differently. The characteristics of autism mean that aspects of day-to-day life can be challenging and confusing, as society is built around the needs of the non-autistic population.

This introductory course aims to navigate the key themes of an autistic client’s experience, the challenges and potential barriers when accessing services, and how those in supporting roles can help through neurodivergence-affirming understanding and strategies.

This course will support you to:

  • develop your understanding of an autistic person’s experience
  • explore key themes including communication, sensory processing, and information processing
  • understand common causes of anxiety and stress for autistic people
  • overcome barriers for autistic people accessing your service
  • apply different strategies to support autistic people
  • understand the importance of a neurodivergence-affirming approach

Who should attend?

This is an introductory level course and will be most beneficial to staff who are new to working with autistic people, as well as staff who would like to develop their understanding.




This is a 1-day course which will be delivered online over two morning sessions on 5 & 12 June 2024.

Attendance on both sessions is required.  This online course will not be recorded.


It was great to have an autistic trainer, providing insightful knowledge.  The trainer was clearly passionate and very knowledgeable about the subject. 


This course is also available in-house, and prices start from £798 for up to 16 people. This can be a cost-effective way of training staff and can be tailored to best meet the needs of your organisation.

For more information see in-house.

Please contact the Learning & Development Team for further assistance at [email protected] or telephone 01273 645420


Book a Place

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Standardshow details + £129.00 GBP   Sold Out
Charity 1show details + £100.00 GBP   Sold Out
Charity 2show details + £113.00 GBP   Sold Out
BHT Staffshow details + £90.00 GBP  

Please note that BHT Sussex staff should have completed all mandatory training before booking on general courses. The Learning & Development Team reserve the right to cancel bookings if this is not the case.

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