Classroom strategies for provision at Range 3 & 4 - Teachers & Sencos

To be completed by: Fri 12 Apr 2019

Time: -Fri 12 Apr 2019 | Venue:

Comprehensive autism training and insight for school staff who already have a basic knowledge and experience of autism.

Staff will develop their existing knowledge of autism and gain an understanding how to meet the needs of a range of children with a diagnosis of autism in a mainstream setting at KS1-4.

The course will include the 4 areas of difference, offer strategies and approaches and opportunities to plan the implementation of these strategies.

Workshop Choices

Throughout the day we will be delivering a variety of workshops linked to the key areas of focus. Please ensure workshops are chosen on the course application form.

Refreshments: Lunch is provided plus drinks on arrival, mid-morning and with lunch.

The course will be delivered by a specialist teacher.

  Workshop 1


Overview  - Communication and Interaction

A - Blank Language Levels,  the Test of Abstract Language


An Elklan tool to gain a clear picture of a child’s level of understanding abstract language.

B - Lego Therapy for Expressive and Receptive Language


Social interaction in a play based group.

C - Poric


Elklan published resource that is full of ideas to develop understanding and use of linguistic concepts.


Workshop 2


Overview - Cognition and Learning

A – Timetables, Task lists, schedules and reward systems


A range of visual supports, structure and motivating systems.

B - Colourful Semantics


A Speech and Language resource that provides visual support to structure and form sentences.

C - Mind maps and flow charts


Linking concepts and support to structure outcomes and choices.


Workshop 3 


Overview - Social Emotional Mental Health

A – Social stories and comic strip


A reflective approach to understanding behaviour and social situations in a variety of contexts. 

B – De-escalation strategies, relaxation and mindfulness


Practical strategies to aid de-escalation and promote relaxation.

C – Unstructured times


Ideas to put into place to support Autistic students during these times.


Price £140 per delegate

Bookings via the website

  • Please book via the website link.
    • Click on the above link.
    • Click on Central training tab
    • Click on the "Events section here"
    • This will take you to the list of courses where you can browse the list of courses when you find the one you want click "join" and complete the application.





Published: 10/04/2019
Audience: School based staff in direct contact with CYP with a diagnosis of autism to include SENCo’s, teacher
Contact: Barbara Bartle

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