Learning & Development

Why choose Autism East Midlands as your learning and development provider?

Autism East Midlands has a 45 year history of providing specialist support to people with autism. We are committed to providing high quality learning and development packages and courses specifically designed to support all those who have involvement with people who have an autism spectrum condition.

For parents, carers and families:

Autism East Midlands has developed a range of training courses and workshops for the parents, carers, siblings and the extended families of individuals with autism of all ages. These range from short 2 hour workshops to 8 week courses and are designed to help you support and better understand your loved one.


Dates for 2016 are available to download in the document below - Autism Parent Programme Dates Spring Term 2016

Please email corporate@autismeastmidlands.org.uk if you wish to be added to the Parent Programme mailing list.

For professionals:

Our training for professionals section is specifically designed to meet the needs of Health & Social Care workers, teachers, SENCOs, teaching assistants and other staff working closely with individuals with autism. We can also arrange for bespoke or ‘in house’ training for external organisations. Autism East Midlands training is delivered by quality assured professionals, qualified and experienced in their subject areas, covering a wide range of disciplines. Awarding bodies include City and Guilds, Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and Autism East Midlands trainers are registered with the Institute for Learning.

Feedback from delegates reflects Autism East Midlands’s established reputation for quality provision:

First Aid and Health & Safety – ‘very interesting and informative.’

Protection from Abuse – ‘excellent, thanks.’

Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults – ‘the interaction activities were brilliant with such a ‘heavy’ subject.’

Understanding Challenging Behaviour – ‘the course was very informative and has given me confidence.’

Sensory Issues – ‘brilliant course, really enjoyed it, want more!’

For more information on all of our learning and development courses and workshops please download the brochure and training guides below.

Alternatively you can call us on 01909 506 678 or take a look at our events calendar http://www.autismeastmidlands.org.uk/events