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Understanding the workplace for autistic employees
Our two-day training course for autistic people, including those with Asperger syndrome, is for those who are currently in employment and want to increase their understanding of the potential complexities of the workplace.

As an employee, you will have the opportunity to explore work-related challenges alongside other people on the autism spectrum.

If you are booking on behalf of your employee, please include details of your employees name and job role on our booking website, as your employee will not able to join the course if they are omitted.

The course aims to increase your confidence and skills in the workplace, and will look at the following topics:

What is autism?

We aim to ensure employees fully understand their condition and how it affects them. We provide information on The Equality Act 2010 and legal rights in the workplace.

Communication skills in the workplace

This section focuses on formal and informal communication in the workplace.  Topics covered include: small talk, interpreting non-verbal communication, communicating in different contexts and team work.

Managing anxiety in the workplace

We will look into the key sources of anxiety in the workplace and explore strategies for reducing anxiety at work.  We will also discuss ways to seek further support.

Assertiveness skills for the workplace

This section explores strategies for communicating in an assertive manner, enabling employees to increase in confidence when communicating at work.

Organisational skills for the workplace
Employees will be introduced to resources and strategies for developing/enhancing skills in organisation, prioritisation and time management in the workplace.  

Please note: This course is specifically for individuals with a diagnosis of an autism spectrum condition. If you would like to discuss whether or not the course will be suitable for you, please contact us on training.enquiries@nas.org.uk or phone 0141 285 7117, option 1, then option 2.
  • A lunch is provided for both days of this course, please indicate in the “special requirements” part of our booking website whether you have any food allergies or preferences”
  • We cannot recommend any particular accommodation, but if you require overnight accommodation, then we recommend that you contact hotels in the area, considering the distance from our training location and travelling in central London during rush hour, and request any special requirements, such as a quiet room or room service, to the hotel’s enquiries team”.
 
 
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  • Wednesday 28 March 2018 to Thursday 29 March 2018   Add date to your calendar
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  • 10:00 pm to 4:00 pm GMT

         Sign-in Time: 9:45 pm to 10:00 pm GMT
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  • The National Autistic Society
    Mars Meeting Room
    393 City Road
    London, EC1V1NG
    United Kingdom
    44 (020) 7833 2299
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    Cancellation refund policy: If you cancel this contract, we will reimburse to you all payments received from you providing that cancellation is received within 14 days of concluding this contract. If, after this cancellation period has expired, you find you are not able to attend, we regret that we are not able to refund any of your fees paid. However, we will credit you with that sum which you may use as part (or full, if appropriate) payment for another NAS course or conference within 12 months of the original event. Substitutions can be made without charge up to 3 days prior to the event.

    The NAS reserves the right to cancel events due to events outside its control (e.g. weather, illness of a speaker). Every effort will be made to give delegates as much notice as possible, although this may not always be possible in some circumstances. It is advisable not to make any travel arrangements until shortly before the event takes place.

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