Autism - An Untapped Resource

FREE Workshop in Southampton

Understand autism to get the most from your workforce.

At least 1 in a 100 people are on the autism spectrum so businesses have much to gain from understanding and embracing neuro-diversity.

Autism Hampshire provides this workshop for Business Owners, HR Directors and those with recruitment responsibilities, to enable effective recruitment and support.People on the autism spectrum can be an asset to your workforce and often demonstrate:

  • High levels of concentration and focus
  • Reliability and dependability
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent technical ability or orginal creative thinking
  • High levels of factual knowledge

NEXT WORKSHOP Monday 10th September 2018, 9am-1pm

Solent University (Southampton)

Prior booking required

One Candidate FREE per organisation, subsequent candidates £25 each.

To request a place email kathryn.cornish@autismhampshire.org.uk

Tel: 01489 880881 (ext. 222)

Agenda

9.00 Registration & Refreshments

9.30 Welcome - Autism Hampshire

9.45 Solent UniversitySolent Futures*

9.50 Understanding Autism (Autism Hampshire Trainer)

  • Introduction to Autism
  • Terminology
  • Definition
  • Shared characteristics

Autism & Employment

  • Positive qualities
  • Reasonableadjustments
  • Untapped talent

11.10 Break

11.30 Employer Story - Guest manager

12.00 My Story - Expert by Experience

12.30 Wrap Up/ Commitment

PLEASE NOTE: The payment of £25 is ONLY for second tickets, as the first place is free.

Please contact Kathryn Cornish for more details about payment. kathryn.cornish@autismhampshire.org.uk

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