Training

At least 1 in 100 Australians is Autistic and 85% of Australians have a personal connection with an Autistic person. Understanding Autism is a simple way to become more inclusive and open your doors to new audiences, colleagues and customers.

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About Amaze training

Build your organisation’s capacity to support Autistic people with Amaze’s engaging, empowering and cost-effective training. 

We deliver a range of structured and personalised programs for individuals and organisations involved with or interested in becoming more inclusive in their support of Autistic people. 

We will work with you to understand your specific needs and outcomes and will plan and structure a program that will progress your inclusion journey. 

Our training packages offer: 

  • tailored workshops suited to your particular needs 
  • consultative support prior to, during and after the training 
  • ongoing links and assistance on completion of the course. 

As a prerequisite to all our training, please complete the free online What is Autism course. This is available through our website, or can be uploaded to your LMS via a SCORM package.  

What workshops are available?

This free online course is suitable for everyone who potentially interacts or engages with Autistic people and communities.

The course provides an introduction and overview of autism and how to be an autism positive person.

After completing this short course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what autism is, and the diversity of the experience of autism
  • Understand the social model of disability and learn the importance of strengths-based language
  • Understand what it means to experience the world as an Autistic person and appreciate the diversity and uniqueness of the Autistic community
  • Identify practical ways to be an autism positive person

The course is a foundational awareness building experience and takes approximately one hour to complete all sections.

The online course is a self-paced program containing written, audio and video content and can be completed from all devices in one sitting. Please note that participants will not receive a certificate upon completion of this course. 

Access the training or contact us for information on how to upload to your LMS.

What is Autism live session

  • Hosted monthly throughout the year, you’ll learn important information about autism, and strategies you can use to support and engage Autistic people in different situations through these two hour interactive online seminars. 
  • Find out more about autism, and how individuals may experience autism differently from a strength-based perspective. 
  • Understand how Autistic people process information, and where support may be needed. 
  • Identify support strategies that can be applied in your environment immediately. 

Book your session here.

In this 2-hour session, you will learn how to support Autistic employees to create an autism positive workplace:

  • Find out more about autism, and how individuals may experience autism differently
  • Understand the language used to describe autism and Autistic people
  • What is Autistic culture and identity
  • Learn about the social model of disability and a strengths-based approach
  • Autism Positive Employment – what it is, and what does an autism positive workplace look like  
  • Overview of strategies to support Autistic people at work 

Contact us today for more information, including pricing and availability.  

Amaze provides tailored training and consulting services for organisations seeking to adopt an autism positive approach to employment.

This takes an employee life-cycle approach to support Autistic people in the workplace. It can be used to support the employment of Autistic people in all roles, across any organisation or context.

Organisational Workshops 

These 2 x 2-hour workshops are suitable for organisations taking a holistic, proactive and whole-of-organisation approach to autism positive employment – the focus of the workshops is to turn intention into action. These workshops support organisations to develop organisational objectives and identify actions to create cultural safety, inclusion, and accessibility. 

Participants for these workshops may include a cross-section of the organisation, including representation from leadership, decision-makers, diversity and inclusion practitioners, and autism champions. 

  • Unpack the why of autism employment, within the organisational context 
  • Define autism employment objectives for the organisation 
  • Understand cultural safety, inclusion and accessibility and hear an Autistic person’s perspective 
  • Be introduced to four elements of autism positive practice, and how to use them to increase accessibility 
  • Identify initiatives and develop an action plan to create and sustain change. 

Manager Training

This 3-hour session is designed for managers who have completed the introductory What is Autism eLearn and currently manage, or will manage, Autistic team members. The session will include practical skills to support your communication, management, and development of Autistic staff. It is an opportunity to adopt and develop Amaze’s autism positive employment approach to enable achievement of individual, team, and your organisation’s objectives.

  • Understand and develop a positive approach to set up an autism positive experience for the team and organisation
  • Apply four elements to enable an autism positive work environment, to facilitate communication, management, and development of staff 
  • Understand well-being and its impact on productivity – facilitate conversations on mental health
  • Recognise and discuss the individuality of Autistic support needs and success factors.

People and Culture Training

This 3-hour session is designed for People and Culture or HR practitioners who have completed the introductory What is Autism eLearn in organisations that employ, or intend to employ, Autistic team members. It is an opportunity for professional development – continue your diversity and inclusion journey and improve accessibility of HR processes by applying and sharing Amaze’s autism positive employment approach in your practice and organisation. 

  • Understand developing an autism positive HR team through inclusive practice
  • Apply four elements to enable an autism positive work environment
  • Learn and develop engagement and support for Autistic staff
  • Be able to identify and discuss adaptations and changes to HR processes to improve accessibility for existing Autistic staff and candidates
  • Be familiar with and share resources available for further information.

Contact us today for more information, including pricing and availability.  

Join the inclusion movement

Become an inclusive organisation and see the social and financial benefits!

Email us or call 03 9657 1600 to get started on your inclusion journey.

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