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Autism: Managing Anxiety, developing mental health well-being and preparation for change


Course delivered by Video Conferencing

Who is this course suitable for?

Anyone who already has a basic knowledge of Autism and would like to extend their knowledge. 

It will cover the needs of children or adults across the breadth of the Autism Spectrum What prior knowledge or experience is needed?

This course will provide understanding and strategies to help manage anxiety issues and promote mental health well-being.  The course will demonstrate activities to help with preparation for change and transition.  There will be opportunities to evaluate strategies and techniques for promoting relaxation, sensory calming and help with sleep issues.

Course contents

  • Understanding the effects of anxiety and stress on the person with Autism
  • Key activities in helping manage anxiety and overload
  • Practical strategies for helping prepare for change
  • Techniques to develop relaxation including sensory calming
  • Drawing up personalised well-being plans


“I’ve come across many respected trainers but the content and users this approach has completely Overshadowed them.” Parent  "Excellent, so inspiring and motivating! Didnt want it too end. Learned and revisited really important issues. Lots of new ideas to try, All staff would benefit from this course, so please I had the opportunity to attend" Mary Mcleod, Castle Hill School, Croydon

Course Delivered by Video Conferencing

Very informative, lots of strategies I will try with both my own son and children in schoolJodie. Attended Autism Spectrum: Next Steps Level 3

emotional, enlightening and has made a huge difference to how I perceive Autism Mary. Attended Intensive Interaction

Fantastically delivered, a great informative day which will definitely inform my teaching and practice. Jo. Attended Positive Ways of Changing Behaviour

Really enjoyed the training session. Very useful and full of information. Great trainer!! Whitney. Attended Autism Spectrum: Next Steps Level 3

Great course, very informative, well presented by Claire Grace, learnt loads. Thank you.Anthony. Attended Autism Spectrum: Next Steps Level 3

I have found them to be a professional and highly effective training providerShelagh Mackey. Manager, Stevenage Educational Trust

Felt like I was sitting listening to a very wise womanJuanita Strange. National Autistic Society

A Fabulous warm funny, experienced realistic trainer, was a pleasure. Thank you Debbi. Attended Autism Spectrum: Next Steps Level 3

an afternoon that provided many insights and much practical adviceJames Harding. Deputy Head, The Purcell School For Young Musicians

Very Informative.Jo. Attended Understanding Attachment Disorders

Enjoyable, informative and very useful.Julie. Attended Understanding Behaviour as Communication

I regularly recommend the courses delivered by Concept Training to my colleaguesFran Clayton. Deputy Head, Pendle View Primary School

All of the commissions have been delivered to the highest standardJulie Curtis. Learning and Development Consultant, Warwickshire County Council

Excellent presentation – one of the best training courses I have been onChris. Attended Intensive Interaction

Excellent course, excellent tutor, excellent day.Andy. Attended Autism Spectrum: Next Steps Level 3

The day flew by! Very enjoyable. Lauren. Attended Positive Ways of Changing Behaviour

All members of our staff who have attended training organised by Concept have found it to be valuableSarah Melman. Deputy Head, Jack Tizard School

I have no hesitation in recommending them as trainers.David Aarons. Mapledown School

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