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BTB Introduction to Autism - 14 March 2023

Course description

The introduction to Autism will give participants a good foundation to understanding autism and to be able to look through the autism lens to appreciate what it may be like to be neurodiverse. We will also cover strategies that may be useful in working with Autistic children and young people, including communication, understanding behaviour, and managing the environment to be autism friendly.

Learning outcomes:

• To gain a good basic understanding of Autism.

• Develop communication strategies to support children and young people with autism.

• To develop strategies to make your environment more autism friendly.

• Understanding behaviour.


Anyone who works directly with children, young people and their families. These courses are particularly suitable for teaching and support staff, school health advisors/nurses, family support workers, youth service providers, social workers, residential support workers, etc.


All courses are FREE of charge to schools and organisations within the Manchester City Council boundary, however a £25 non-attendance fee may be applied if you are unable to attend and less than 24 hours notice is provided (alternative staff may attend in your place).

For schools/organisations outside of Manchester, the following fees will apply:

£50 for full day courses, £30 for half day courses. 

Course booking information

Course bookings can be cancelled by email up to 24 hours prior to the training date. If cancelled by phone, you must confirm with an email. Please note charges above for non-attendance fee. Courses will begin promptly and participants must attend the full course to receive a Certificate of Attendance.

If you have any questions about the course then please email

Course Day(s) / Time

14th March 2023 09:30 - 14:30


This course will be delivered virtually. A link to access the course will be sent to delegates prior to the date of the course.