Education, support and research for early years autism



Are you a professional, service provider or family member looking for an introduction to the philosophy and practice of the SCERTS educational model?


Puzzle are hosting a two day SCERTS training course delivered by one of the SCERTS model co-authors, Emily Rubin.  For more information CLICK HERE

When: 15th and 16th October 2019

Where: Milton Keynes (accessible from London and the North)

What: The SCERTS model is a research based educational model and multidisciplinary framework that directly addresses the core challenges faced by children with autism and their families.

Fees: £250 for 2 days, 10% discount for 3 or more delegates,


How to book: CLICK HERE

SCERTS focuses on building competence in Social Communication, Emotional Regulation and Transactional Supports and is applicable across a wide range of age ranges, abilities and settings.

Training in the SCERTS model offers a huge range of opportunities to strengthen your practice and support the development of children with autism.





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Puzzle Centre are delighted to be hosting this 2 day event delivered by Emily Rubin.  BOOK NOW TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT. 15th and 16th October 2019 – Ridgeway Centre Milton Keynes.  Bookings for 3 or more delegates 10%discount – Use discount code GRPSCERTS when booking BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE – GROUP DISCOUNT BOOKINGS AVAILABLE For more detailed course information – CLICK HERE

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