Our Autism Specialists are licensed through the National Autistic Society of UK to provide 3 distinct trainings for the community. Upon completion, those that attend will have increased their knowledge of Autism and how to appropriately interact with people with Autism.
The goal is to educate our community partners in their knowledge of Autism whilst also offering some guidance on how they can create autism-friendly working environments so that all individuals with autism and their families within the community can access quality-assured certificated services within Qatar. These three trainings are offered free of charge. To enquire about enrolling please follow the steps on the Contact Us page.
Autism Champions Training is a short one-hour training seminar providing an overview of Autism, going through scenarios led discussions, distinguishing between myths and facts surrounding Autism and encouraging discussions amongst the trainees. This training was designed for individuals and/or companies with little or no knowledge of Autism. Once certified, individuals and/or companies can then enroll in the Essential Autism Training and/or the Autism and SPELL Framework Training.
Essential Autism, from The National Autistic Society (NAS), is a one-day course, which provides an understanding of Autism and supportive strategies. It is interactive and equips delegates with strategies that they can take into their workplace. Focusing on autistic perspectives throughout, the session will explore how delegates can adapt strategies to ensure the best possible support and understanding is given.
Essential Autism is based on training that the NAS specialist autism trainers have been delivering successfully to thousands of professionals across the UK, and beyond, for a number of years.
The learning outcomes include:
- Recognizing the different experiences and communication of people with Autism
- Challenging stereotypes and promoting individuality
- Encouraging participants to review their own interaction style and environment
- Designing and implementing basic strategies to support and encourage people with Autism
The Autism and SPELL course from the National Autistic Society (NAS) is based on training that the NAS specialist autism trainers have been delivering successfully to thousands of professionals across the UK, and internationally, for a number of years. This a two-day course.
Autism and SPELL is a course that provides an in depth understanding of Autism and how to use the NAS SPELL framework. The NAS SPELL Framework is a framework of principles setting out a structure for shaping support. Focusing on autistic perspectives throughout, the training explores the principles of the SPELL Framework, and how to adapt strategies to ensure the best possible support and understanding is given.
The learning outcomes include:
- Describe experiences of people on the autism spectrum
- Define and explain the principles of the SPELL framework
- Recognize support structures and interventions
- Review own values and approach
- Implement strategies to support and encourage