Schools: Autism, Anxiety and Transitions

Suitable for: Heads of Departments, Teachers, ECTs, Teaching Assistants, SENDCOs, LTA

Course code Keystages Presented by
SEN140 KS1; KS2; KS3; KS4
  • Penny Hunter (Specialist Teacher Service)
  • Clare Thompson (Specialist Support Teacher)

After completing ‘Autism, Anxiety and Transitions’, delegates will be able:
• to have greater knowledge about how prevalent and impactful anxiety can be on autistic CYP;
• to learn that anxiety can be transactional and we all have a role in reducing anxiety in school;
• to understand that there is a toolbox of approaches that can be used to reduce anxiety and the first step is to learn about the individual's triggers and preferred means of support;
• to understand that by reducing anxiety we can significantly improve a CYP's ability to engage with school life and their peers, as well as improve general well-being;
• to have greater knowledge about the impact of transitions on autistic CYP; and
• to understand there is a toolbox of approaches to support CYP with transitions.

Lancashire Specialist Teaching Service (Traded Team) are now licensed to deliver training on behalf of the Autism Education Trust

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