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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 education courses for individuals, services and organisations directly involved in supporting autistic people.

We work with you to understand your specific needs, and plan and structure a program that will kick-start 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.

What workshops are available?

Amaze is providing training for health professionals supporting autistic people through the vaccination process.

After this training, you will:

  • know what autism is and how it affects a person’s behaviour
  • learn how a social script can help prepare autistic people for a COVID-19 vaccination
  • understand the sensory impacts on an autistic person receiving a vaccination
  • identify and apply basic support strategies, and
  • have your questions answered by Amaze.

Cost: $99

Bookings via Eventbrite: Thursday, 27 January 2022, 10am — 12pm

In this 2-hour session, you’ll learn important information about autism, and strategies you can use to support and engage autistic people in different situations.

  • Hear about the lived experience from an autistic person.
  • Find out more about autism, and how individuals may experience autism differently.
  • Understand how autistic people process information, and where support may be needed.
  • Learn support strategies you can apply in your environment immediately.

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

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

  • Hear about the lived experience from an autistic person
  • 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 training for organisations seeking to adopt an Autism Positive approach to employment.

This model 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 any role and in any organisation or context.

Manager Training 

Targeted at current or future managers of autistic staff. Over two 2-hour workshops, you’ll learn how to support and manage autistic employees in the workplace.  

  • Hear about the lived experienced from an autistic person. 
  • Develop an informed understanding of autism and employment. 
  • Learn about the Autism Positive Employment approach that supports autistic people working in any role in any organisation. 
  • Understand the legal landscape, and your obligations as an employer. 
  • Learn about common adjustments/modifications that support autistic people at work. 
  • Learn how to support the wellbeing of your autistic employee. 

People and Culture Training 

Targeted at People and Culture professionals. Over two 2-hour workshops, you’ll learn how to support autistic employees in the workplace.  

  • Hear about the lived experienced from an autistic person. 
  • Develop an informed understanding of autism and employment. 
  • Learn about the Autism Positive Employment approach that supports autistic people working in any role in any organisation. 
  • Understand the legal landscape, and your obligations as an employer. 
  • Learn about common adjustments/modifications to HR processes such as recruitment, induction and performance management that are helpful for autistic employees.  
  • Learn how to support the wellbeing of your autistic employee. 

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

 

Research shows that autistic students have the worst educational outcomes of any students with a disability. An alarming 97% face difficulties in their education and 56% say they’ve been treated unfairly. It was also found that 35% of autistic students do not complete Year 10 or above. 

It is evident that classrooms need to be more inclusive for autistic students to ensure improved educational outcomes. 

Our 3-hour training session will focus on what school is like for an autistic person, and how teachers and schools can be more inclusive. The session can also be tailored to suit primary or secondary teachers. By the end of the session, teachers will: 

  • Find out about autism
  • Explore different ways autistic students may think and process information, and how you can support their learning
  • Learn practical ways you can support autistic students in the classroom and beyond

Autism in the Classroom meets APST Standards 1.5, 1.6, 3.1, 3.3, 3.5, 3.7, 4.1, 7.3. 

Contact us today for more information on these private sessions, including pricing and availability. 

This is a 2-hour interactive workshop for professionals working in an early childcare setting. The workshop will help you understand how to support young autistic children better. 

After this workshop you will:  

  • Know what autism is and how it affects a child’s behaviour 
  • Understand how sensory processing differences impact on a child and how they engage with the environment 
  • Recognise the thinking styles that autistic children have and where support may be required 
  • Identify and apply basic support strategies to assist autistic children 
  • Understand how to communicate and collaborate with families 
  • Know your legal and learning framework obligations 
  • Be able to create a more inclusive environment 

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

We also have upcoming public sessions. To book individual tickets for this, click here.

Need something specific? Our expert trainers and lived experience consultants can work with you to develop tailored training to suit your unique needs.

Whether you’re a small team or a multi-site workforce, if you’re already making strides or taking your first step – Amaze can empower you to become more autism-inclusive.

Contact us today to explore how your organisation can become more accessible and inclusive.

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

Email [email protected] or call 03 9657 1621 to get started on your inclusion journey.

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