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Autism in the Workplace

Date and Time: Thursday June 20 2024, 10am - 3:30pm

Location: 30 Charnwood Street, Derby DE1 2GU

A practical session where you will gain insight and tools to support people with autism in your work.

This session is led by Karen Allen Airey from Spectrumheads CIC, a solely Neurodivergent social enterprise led by those with lived experience of autism and neurodivergence.

By attending this session you will:

  • Gain an understanding of what it means to be autistic/neurodivergent.
  • Gain insight into the sensory experience of an autistic/neurodivergent person and how this can lead to meltdowns and shut downs.
  • Understand how to reduce barriers to your service for autistic/neurodivegent people.
  • Adapt your approach and environment to improve outcomes for autistic/ neurodivergent clients.
  • Understand the impact of autistic burn out and how to help
  • Learn how to support a person who may be having a “meltdown” or "shut down"
  • Understand what's important when linking autistic/neurodivergent people into their community
  • Know where to go to find quality resources for autistic/neurodivergent people, their carers and loved ones.

Book your free ticket here