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Training

Puzzle Centre is committed to disseminating best practice in early intervention for young children with autism and related disorders.

We provide training workshops onsite for families and professionals throughout the year on a variety of methods and approaches used at the centre including SCERTS, as well as providing early year autism off-site training as partners of the Autism Education Trust’s South East Training Hub.

Puzzle Centre delivers Early Years Autism Training across South East via AET Training Hub

The Puzzle Centre in partnership with the Buckinghamshire Learning Trust and Oxfordshire County Council  has been awarded the contract by the Autism Education Trust to be the South East Region Early Years Training Hub.

The training hub is now delivering a 3-tier programme for early years practitioners across the whole of the South East region of England.

The three tiers of training available are:

Tier 1. Making sense of autism – for all early years practitioners

Tier 2. Good autism practice – for practitioners working directly with children with autism.

Tier 3. Leading good autism practice – for leaders and managers

 

For further information go to www.learningtrust.net/autism

E: autism@learningtrust.net

T: 01296 387361

At Puzzle we are pioneering in our use of the SCERTS model, which refers to the importance of transactional support for children with autism. The training we offer to all family members and professionals focuses on how the relationships and interactions of all the individuals who work in partnership with a child and how they work together as part of a team. It also refers to how partners support children’s learning and development.

We also deliver training for students or practitioners from outside organisations.

  • Each term we have 2 or 3 different workshops at the centre which are suitable for parents or practitioners to attend.
  • These cost  £20 for up to 2 family members and £35.00 for professionals to attend
  • We are able to offer bespoke training to outside organisations who wish to find out more about autism in the early years and the approaches used at Puzzle Centre.
  • Click here to download our TRAINING LEAFLET
    Please contact us directly by phone or email to discuss your requirements.
  • We also deliver whole day courses and conferences.

At Puzzle Centre

Puzzle offers training workshops at the centre for parents or practitioners approximately 3 times each term on a variety of topics related to supporting the development of young children with communication difficulties/autism.

Our range of courses on offer include:

PECS workshops (Stages 1-3)
PECS workshop (Stages 4-6)
Using Visual Support in the home
Behaviour Management
Learning Through Play
Introduction to Sensory Processing
Feeding and Eating

If you would like to attend a course on any of the subjects mentioned above- or want to discuss if we can offer training on other areas, please do not hesitate to call Puzzle to discuss your particular needs.

Don’t miss our National Conference, ‘Better Beginnings’,  Tuesday October 31st 2017, Milton Keynes 

Supporting parents of young children with autism to focus on early social communication skills with their child through play click here for more information