Autism awareness for colleagues

This course will give you the knowledge and understanding to effectively support your colleagues with autism within the workplace. Suitable for any employees with autistic colleagues who want to gain a better understanding about autism and have a proactive way to offer support.

Course objectives:

  • To have a better understanding of autism and how to best support autistic colleagues in the workplace.
  • To understand why structure, clear expectations, use of precise language, a sensory suitable workplace and support build a better environment for colleagues with autism.
  • To have an awareness of the co-occurring conditions that can be associated with autism.
  • Outlining the legal requirements for equality supporting neurodiversity, especially autism.
  • To increase colleagues confidence, understanding and ability to work effectively with autistic colleagues.
  • An open forum to ask questions related to the best strategies to support an autistic colleague.