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Upcoming Webinars and CPD Workshops
Autism, ADHD and Neurodiversity education for NMH Support Workers, DSA Assessors and University Disability Advisors
Autism-friendly practice during the assessment of needs: how to make autistic students comfortable and get the best results
This short 1-hour webinar provides best practice guidance for how to support autistic students in the assessment of needs process required to secure DSAs. The webinar provides guidelines in relation to environmental adaptions and interpersonal adaptions, such as communication, in order to provide the most autism friendly environment for the assessment of needs to take place. In addition, it provides assessors with valuable background information on autism, barriers that can occur in higher education institutions for autistic students, and how the support available through DSAs can help ameliorate these challenges.
The webinar utilises a range or resources and expert perspectives to achieve this, such as short mini-lectures, interactive
materials, student voice video content and a short quiz. The webinar is available on demand.
Diagnostic pathways and criteria for autism, ADHD and dyslexia diagnosis in the UK
This 1-hour webinar outlines the diagnostic pathways available in the UK for autism, ADHD, and dyslexia. The aim of the course is to provide a broad overview of what each diagnostic process entails, in relation to both logistics and what qualified professionals look for in order to draw diagnostic conclusions. The course will enable you to confidently discuss diagnostic pathways with clients and help you guide them in the right direction for an assessment with a qualified and certified practitioner. This webinar is also suitable for parents or learning support departments interested in gaining an informed perspective on current diagnostic processes and guidelines in relation to autism, ADHD, and dyslexia.