Robyn Steward
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Training for schools

Robyn Steward offers training for schools both primary and secondary as well as special schools, Robyn can be booked to deliver whole school assemblies as well as workshops for staff and parents ranging from autism awareness to spercific issues such as sensory issues.

Training I deliver is adapted for your school and setting. Schools often have me do a assembly , parent talk and then staff training session and invite staff from other local schools to spread the cost.

Autism awarness

A one day course which provides a overview of Autiusm, including some of the academic thinking , autistic community perspective , historical context and practical everyday strategies, giving you a solid base from which too do other autism courses and learning.


Personal perspective 

What is it like to go to school and have multiple disabilities ? What can the world be lie if you are Autistic , this talk gives you the opportunity to hear first hand the experiences of a Autistic person , who can explain their experience but also give a contrast of other possible experiences, this talk can focus at any stage of education or overview. This can be a good way to start a inset / training day, and help star realise the effort they put in is worthwhile.


Transistions

Transition is a key topic for providing support to Autistic learners, transition is often only thought of between classes, years or schools, however transitions happen everyday all day , between mental states, contexts , social expectations and sensory environment , this course aims to help you understand possible issues and practical strategies to overcome them


Super Safe Living

This course is about safety , looking at friendships , sex and emotions, there is the option of extending this course to encompass work and skills, money management and online safetyu


Sensory issues can be problematic and helpful for Autistic people

Sensory Issues


Communication can be very difficult for Autistic people, however there are many strategies that can greatly benefit the understanding of different types of communication and make it easier to communicate iwthb others around the,m.

Communication


Theory of mind is the ability to understand another persons perspective or point of view , or guess what they might do next , it can often be very difficult for Autistic people, and sometimes their theory of mind development does not match up to their age , in this course we focus on understanding what theory of mind difficulties can look like in prsacticakl terms and ways of overcoming them.

Theory of Mind


This course can be delivered to mixed groups of staff or particular groups e.g teachers , TA's etc it is a change to gain new strategies, refresh and perhaps think of different approaches for strategies that you already know , and a chance to discuss and plan the best way to support the people you support.

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