Early Years Making Sense of Autism – Childminders

Early Years Making Sense of Autism – Childminders

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  • March 15, 2022
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • March 29, 2022
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


The INSPIRE Communication & Interaction Autism Team are hosting a training opportunity. This training is within the Universal Offer, Ordinarily Available Framework and so will enable all Childminders working in H&F to have a better understanding and awareness of Autism and the way it affects children.

When  –participants will need to register to attend one session for each of 2 parts to the Training

 Cohort 1:

 Part 1   Tuesday 15th March 6.30 – 7.30 pm

 Part 2    Tuesday 29th  March 6.30 – 7.30 pm

Training taking place via ZOOM  (joining instructions will be sent out following the closing date and prior to the session) The course presenters will be Specialist Teachers from INSPIRE


The aims of ‘Making sense of autism in the Early Years’ are to:

  • Enhance your understanding and awareness of autism and how autism can impact children in the Early Years.
  • Know the importance of understanding the individual autistic child and their profile of strengths and needs.
  • Highlight potential barriers to learning and inclusion for autistic children.
  • Equip you with the knowledge you need in order to begin to make reasonable adjustments in the way you support autistic children.

Following Making Sense of Autism participants will be able to: 

  • Identify the four key areas of difference that need to be taken into account
  • Develop an awareness of the sensory and communication differences that autistic children may experience.
  • Access resources to support learning for Autistic children

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting nearer the date.

Admin/booking enquiries:    Emma Worley at emma.worley@lbhf.gov.uk

General Enquiries:    Andrea Boswell at inspire@lbhf.gov.uk 

This is a FREE event for H&F settings/schools so there is no charge for staff attending.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Your details will be sent to the course facilitator to complete your registration.



This meeting will be held on Zoom