Autism in a Nutshell – Strategies for Educators


Session Title: Autism in a Nutshell – Strategies for Educators

Date 21/3/24 4-5pm

Session Overview:

  • What is Autism? Key traits and myth-busting
  • Sensory differences and their effect
  • Female-type presentation and its implications
  • Autism + Environment = Outcome
  • Strategies to support neurodivergent students, including outdoor spaces

Benefits of Attending this Session:

  • Delivered by an expert with lived experience
  • Deeper understanding of the challenges faced by neurodivergent students and how to support them (and by default, everyone else)
  • Practical ideas and resources to take away


Meet the Trainer:  Tracy Vials (Autism Support Service and Training Coordinator)

Tracy is mum to an Autistic adult son and an adult daughter who is ADHD; she has self-identified as autistic since 2021. She was a primary school teacher for over twenty years, including experience as an Inclusion Leader and has an insider’s knowledge of the education system.

Tracy joined En-Fold initially as a mentor/befriender in 2020, then became a Trustee, before becoming a Project Worker & Volunteer Lead. She started as Autism Support Service & Training Coordinator in November 2023 and is excited about supporting En-Fold’s growth.

Tracy is passionate about using her lived experience to advocate for Autistic individuals and particularly parents and carers of Autistic children.


Course materials will be available once you have enrolled on this course.

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  • 21st Mar 2024 at 4:00pm


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