Events

Nov
6
Wed
Autism in the Workplace – Fitting the Job to the Worker @ EMA | Employers and Manufacturers Association
Nov 6 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Autism and other neurodiversities – what’s in it for your workplace?

Price and to purchase:

$350 ex GST (Accessibility Tick Members receive a 15% discount – email us for the code)

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite’s fee is nonrefundable

Prerequisites:

None

Length:

3.5 hours (plus a 30 minute break)

Workshop overview:

This Autism in the Workplace – Fitting the Job to the Worker course covers:

    • how to recognise the strengths and support needs of autistic job seekers and workers
    • practical strategies to assess the barriers to employment in your workplace
    • tools to remove these barriers when recruiting autistic talent

Workshop content:

1. Autism and other neurodiversities – what’s in it for your workplace?

2. Tips for autism-friendly recruitment – an overview

    • Attracting, recruiting and keeping autistic talent

3. Fitting the job to the worker

    • Developing job descriptions
    • Advertising your opportunities to attract autistic job-seekers

4. Interviewing for success

    • Identifying candidates’ strengths
    • The impact of rapport (or lack of it)
    • Disclosure dilemmas

 

Delivered in a classroom environment

Informed by autistic advisors

Delivered by autism specialists

Bought to you by the team at the Accessibility Tick in partnership with Altogether Autism.

For more information, email

 

We look forward to seeing you at Autism in the Workplace – Fitting the Job to the Worker.

We wish to make this an inclusive experience for all. If you have an accessibility or dietary need, please email ahead of the day and let us know so that we can make the right accommodations for you.

 

Out of respect to people with sensory sensitivities, please avoid wearing perfume, deodorant and other strong smells.

Nov
11
Mon
Opotiki – Kids do Well if they can @ Opotiki Primary School
Nov 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Is there an autistic child in your life?

Come to our FREE workshop for family/ whānau and professionals.

Facilitated by
Catherine Trezona, national manager

Jamie Timoti, Live Chat agent

THERE IS NO CHARGE TO ATTEND but please let us know you are attending for catering purposes.

Starts 5pm, light refreshments and socialising, 8pm finish.

RSVP by Monday 4 November with dietary requirements, 027 808 3945 or (If registering by email, please add the network region in the subject line and let us know if you have any dietary requirements.

To download the programme

* Out of respect to people with sensory sensitivities, please avoid wearing perfume, deodorant and other strong smells. We would also appreciate if you could keep your phone on silent.

 

Nov
12
Tue
PRISM Professional Development Workshop – Opotoki @ Opotiki Primary School
Nov 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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PRISM Professional Development Series is for professionals working with people on the autism spectrum including educators, health professionals and support workers.

All workshops are interactive and present information in ways to appeal to different people, including role-plays, videos, group exercises and discussion. Participants are provided with a comprehensive workbook and ongoing access to tailor-made information.

Specialist facilitators

Catherine Trezona (Altogether Autism Manager)  and Jamie Timoti (Autism Research Assistant)

The workshops will offer a safe and supportive environment for people to ask questions about autism.  The facilitators will provide best practice skills and strategies to interact in positive ways with people on the spectrum and their families.

No catering included

“Tutors were fantastic, engaging, friendly and incredibly well educated.”

“Love the booklet with the powerpoint, this made a very easy to follow workshop.”

“Great course, very helpful, all information I will use in my work.”

“Awesome training, feeling empowered and looking forward to implementing new strategies for our people.”

Download the flyer

To register phone us on 0800 273 463 or register online