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Helping the Child on the Autism Spectrum to Succeed in School: Using Transactional Supports in the Classroom

Who should attend:
Any staff new to working with children on the autism spectrum in early years and primary school settings.


This one day course looks in detail at a range of practical strategies which can be put into place to provide effective support for children on the autism spectrum. In particular:
  • To consider the strengths of children on the autism spectrum and how these can be utilised in creating a supportive learning environment
  • To explore a number of environmental adaptions and how these can be put into place
  • To build on naturally occurring routines to create learning opportunities
  • To support transitions through the use of visual systems
  • To consider our own practice in order to provide meaningful and useful interpersonal support to our pupils on the autism spectrum
  • Participants will have an opportunity to plan transactional supports which they can use in the classroom with a pupil on the autism spectrum.

Leader(s): Annie Etherington, BPSI Adviser

Date(s): 16 & 18 November 2020 This course is postponed.  If you are interested in attending please sign up and will notify you once we have a new date.
Time(s): 09:00 - 12:00
Format: This is remote training session using Zoom.  Log in details will be sent ahead of the session.
This course will be NOT be recorded so please only sign up if you can attend the live session.
Provider: Barnet Partnership for School Improvement (BPSI)
Charges: Traded Services - No charge for subscribers to Barnet Partnership for School Improvement (BPSI). Non-Member schools and organisations: £256

The council is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all. If you have any particular needs (for example, access, parking, hearing loop, large print handouts, signing, tape recorders, or specific dietary needs etc) please telephone the BPSI Business Support Team on (020) 8359 6341/6306/6325 to discuss your needs.

Closing Date: By return




Training & Traded Services Team
Office address: 2 Bristol Avenue, Colindale, NW9 4EW
Tel: 020 8359 6306 / 3057