Autism and Vulnerability
Information sessions for parents and schools
(various dates and venues in November and December)
Funded by Devon County Council, these half-day sessions are free to attend and support parents and schools to safeguard children who may be at risk or vulnerable to exploitation or radicalisation.
Topics covered at the half-day autism and vulnerability sessions:
- Autism awareness
- Who is vulnerable and at risk
- Defining radicalisation, exploitation and grooming
- Supportive strategies and early help
- Referral routes, processes and supporting agencies
The training is interactive and focussed on building confidence and awareness for parents and schools. The course also offers the opportunity for networking.
There is no cost to attend this course (funded by Devon County Council).
Benefits of attending this half-day autism and vulnerability course:
- Raise awareness and understanding of the key areas of difference in people with autism, and understand how these differences increase vulnerability
- Increase the level of knowledge and understanding related to risk and signs for children and young people on the Autistic Spectrum at risk of radicalisation, sexual exploitation and predatory behaviour
- Develop awareness of skills to support children and young people on the Autistic Spectrum at risk of radicalisation, sexual exploitation and predatory behaviour
To book your place on either the parent or school session visit our courses booking site and keyword search 'autism'