Autism Training

The Autism Group is passionate about providing practical, accessible, affordable – and where possible free – autism training for people parenting, living, caring and working with those on the autistic spectrum across the East Berkshire area.


Free Parent Training

Parents are offered a series a six 2-hour training toolkits covering a range of topics and delivered in both daytime and evening slots. You can choose to attend one or more from any of the following sessions that are designed to increase understanding and help you provide a well-informed response to your children’s needs. All sessions are delivered by qualified trainers who also have children on the spectrum. We also offer regular opportunities to attend our training tool kits for parents of young people awaiting assessment.

Free parent training sessions running in 2017 include:

  • Communications
  • Sensory Sensitivity
  • Girls on the Spectrum
  • Managing Emotions
  • Adolescence
  • Moving into Adulthood

See upcoming events for details of the next available sessions.

Here’s what parents have to say about our training…

“I liked the warmth, care, understanding and humour the training was delivered with.”

“Trainers are extremely knowledgeable, understanding and offer endless great advice and positivity.”

“Was great to be with people who get it.”

 Training for professionals

Our fully qualified trainers have many years’ experience working in the autism field and are passionate about helping you deliver the best possible support to those you work with and care for.

Our training packages reflect both the professional and practical experience of our trainers and are designed to be interactive and encourage you to take best practice strategies into your own settings.

Courses range from our unique Autism in an Hour™ session for time pressed professionals to more a comprehensive Focus on Autism or bespoke packages to suit your specific training needs.


For more information on Training

Contact us on 07463 337851
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This service was commissioned by the CCGs in the east of Berkshire.