Understanding the workplace, a course for Autistic women who are working, including those with Asperger syndrome
Our two-day training course for women on the autism spectrum, is for those who are currently in employment and want to increase their understanding of the potential complexities of the workplace, with a specific focus on the challenges women face and the skills that they have.
As an employee, you will have the opportunity to explore work-related challenges alongside other women 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:
Diagnosis, and the impact for the autistic women
We aim to ensure that women fully understand their autism, including their diagnosis journey, and how it affects them. We provide information on the main differences and challenges that autistic women experience.
Disclosure - why, when and how
This section focuses on why, how and when to disclose. Topics covered include: general disclosure and effective disclosure in the workplace.
Personal relationships and safety, for well-being at work
We will look into the key differences with respect to women and their personal relationships, and how to remain safe and ensure well-being.
Workplace relationships, and expectations
This section explores the specific expectations and challenges that women face in the workplace, as well as strategies for understanding setting healthy workplace relationship boundaries and assertiveness.
Managing sensory sensitivities and anxiety
Following on from the topics above, and the additional challenges, responsibilities and expectations that women face, this section introduces strategies for managing sensory sensitivities and anxiety.
Please note: If you would like to discuss whether or not the course will be suitable for you, or have any queries about it, please contact us on email@example.com
or phone 0141 285 7117, option 1, then option 1.
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”.