"Very calm atmosphere, positive attitude. A very hands on lesson. I like the way the teaching assistant modelled what the student had to do"

Teaching Assistant, Primary School, Newton-le-Willows

  01925 224899

Work Shadowing

The aim of this programme is to share good practice in autism, promote inclusive strategies and to enhance knowledge and expertise about autistic spectrum disorders with mainstream colleagues.

As with the Professional Induction training the sessions will run over two/three days tailored to fit around individual need whether possible. To include:

An Overview of Autism/Communication & Behaviour Support Workshadowing specialist teachers and support staff in classrooms and activities Plenary question and answer session.

Past Work Shadowing sessions have proved particularly popular, allowing participants first hand experience of classroom practice.

Unlike the Professional Induction training no formal dates are arranged. If you feel this type of training would be beneficial to your staff please do not hesitate to contact the school when we would be happy to arrange the training.


80 per person per session (Discount available for multi session bookings)

“This was an invaluable experience. I really gained a lot from working alongside and talking to classroom staff. Would have loved to have stayed for the day”

“I have found this very beneficial. It has been reassuring for me personally as I am on the right track with the child I support, also lots of practical ideas. Thank you”

“Information excellent, could I come for a week please?!”

“The staff and children were very welcoming. Staff answered questions fully without making me feel patronised”.

“I will go back to school and help the child I work with have a better quality of life within school and at home. Thank you very much. I have had a lovely time”

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