Understanding Autism Level 1

Facilitated by Hope for Autism, this interactive workshop is an introduction to what is meant by Autism and how young people with Autism can be supported in youth work settings.

This is an interactive workshop exploring what is meant by Autism, raise the awareness of how to work with a young person in a youth work setting and explore briefly other conditions that may co-occur with autism such as ADHD, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Raise your awareness of what is meant by ‘autism’
  • Raise your awareness of other conditions that may co-occur with autism
  • Identify challenges you as a worker may be faced with
  • Look at ways to work with young people with autism to access your services
  • Where to access further information

Duration: 3 hours