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10 September 2018 9:00am - 1:00pm

Autism - An Untapped Resource

Solent University - East Park Terrace, Southampton, SO14 0YN

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


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