Exploring the sensory differences that may be experienced by children and adults on the autism spectrum and strategies to support these differences.

Course overview

  • The sensory world of people with autism
  • How individuals are affected
  • Behaviour and sensory sensitivities
  • The evidence base
  • Sensory strategies
  • Direct interventions and environmental changes.


Who should attend?

This course is suitable for those wishing to increase their understanding of the potential sensory differences experienced by both children and adults on the autism spectrum. A prior understanding of autism is required for this course.

Benefits of attending

  • Be more knowledgeable about sensory systems and how they are affected in people with autism
  • Have a better understanding of the evidence base for sensory differences in people with autism
  • Increase your understanding of how to use individualised support strategies with people with autism
  • Be more confident in identifying and making changes to your practice which will positively support the sensory needs of people with autism.


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Further information

This training course is certified by the CPD certification service (the leading independent CPD accreditation institution) as conforming to continuing professional development principles. All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance detailing eligible CPD hours, which can be used as verifiable documentary evidence when submitting CPD recording forms. For further information on the CPD Certification Service please visit the CPD website.


Training provided at a venue of your choice, inclusive of:

  • one trainer for the full day
  • delivered to a maximum of 25 participants (please contact us if you have a larger group and how we can accommodate this)
  • training booklet provided for each delegate
  • option of including a personal perspective speaker
  • What is Autism leaflet for all participants
  • participants added to relevant Network Autism group to receive alerts when topic they attended is coming up for discussion
  • discount codes for relevant NAS publications.

Price: £1,350 + VAT

Scheduled open training events

Date Location Price  Book now 
8 November 2016 London  £185 + VAT  Book now 

21 February 2017

Nottingham £185 + VAT  Booking link available shortly 


To make an enquiry please call 0141 285 7117 and choose option 1 then option 1 again or email training.enquiries@nas.org.uk

To book or to amend a booking please call 0141 285 7117 and choose option 2 then option 1 or email training.bookings@nas.org.uk.

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