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Autism Awareness & Communication and Management Strategies for Research Active Staff

This session will develop your understanding of Autism spectrum disorders as well as provide you with strategies and knowledge to support colleagues, collaborators and students within Higher Education & its associated activities ie research and teaching.

Who should attend?

Research Active Staff (Research, Academic or Teaching terms & conditions) who want to develop their understanding and knowledge.
We do not accept applications from postgraduates or research students. Students should refer to the Student Career and Skills website for details of workshops designed specifically to meet their needs.

Workshop Objectives:

  • To develop understanding of autism including Asperger Syndrome
  • To increase awareness of how autism may affect staff, colleagues, collaborators and students and why.
  • To discuss practical strategies to enable research active staff to work effectively with colleagues, collaborators and or students who have autism.
  • To discuss reasonable adjustments and best practice.
  • To review research and statistics based on employment and barriers staff and students might face transitioning into the workplace and the work environment.

Led by:
Danielle Inwood, Employment Consultant, The National Autistic Society

Privacy Notice:

As a member of staff, we ask that you read our updated Staff Privacy Notice carefully as it contains important information on how and why we collect, store, use and share your personal data, your rights in relation to your personal data and who to contact in the event that you have a query or complaint.” In order to view the privacy notice please copy the link below:



Tuesday 26 June 2018

9.30am - 12noon
(Refreshments available from 9am)

(Oculus Building, Main Campus)

Any questions?

Workshop content:
Sandy Sparks Sandra dot Sparks at warwick dot ac dot uk Learning and Development Centre. Ext: 74121

Workshop arrangements:
Jane Cooper researcherqueries at warwick dot ac dot uk Learning Development Centre. Ext: 24893

To Apply
If you would like to apply for a place on the 26 June 2018 workshop or to register your interest in future events please use the link below:

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