Autism training for professionals

These Health Education England workshops for professionals cover understanding autism, personalised physical and health support, legislation and safeguarding

Welcome to the event page for the Health Education England training programme for people supporting young people with autism and their families. The programme is being offered across the south-east including Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and Sussex. The programme is open to anyone who works in this field, from any organisation, whether paid or in a voluntary capacity.

On this page you will find links to the Autism Capability Mapping for the workshops and links to resources and support offered by local Minds across the area.

We ask anyone who attends a workshop to complete a feedback form so that we can continue to make improvements to the workshops and ensure that we are offering what you need. You will find the link on this page. If you are unable to secure a place on a workshop, please join the waiting list and if a place becomes available we will contact you.

If you have any questions or concerns, or need help making a booking, please contact

West Sussex Mind Timetable

Supporting non-verbal autistic children and young people

Thursday 24th March 13:00-15:00

Meltdowns and shutdowns

Thursday 3rd February, 2-4pm


Tuesday 15th Feb 10:30-12:30

Autism and adolescence

Tuesday 15th February, 10-12

Autism and Girls

Tuesday 1st March, 10-12

ASD and anxiety

Wednesday March 2nd 10.00 - 12.00

Communication on the Autism Spectrum

Tuesday 8th March 10:30-12:30

ASD versus attachment difficulties

Tuesday March 22nd 2:00 - 4:00

Demand Avoidance

Tuesday 22nd March 10:30-12:30

Emotional support for young autistic people

Thursday 24th March, 10-12

Recognising signs of autism in young people

Tuesday 5th April, 10-12

Sensory Processing on the autism spectrum

Tuesday 5th April 10:30-12:30

Autism self-harm and self-injury

Thursday April 7th 9:30 - 11:30

Meltdowns and shutdowns

Thursday 14th April 2-4pm

Autism self-harm and self-injury

Thursday April 28th 2:00 - 4:00

Communication on the Autism Spectrum

Tuesday 3rd May 10:30-12:30

Selective mutism in young people with autism

Wednesday May 4th 10-12

Supporting non-verbal autistic children and young people

Tuesday May 10th - 10-12

LGBTQ+ and autism

Thursday May 5th 10:00-12:00

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