Autism Awareness & Gardening Training

Autism Awareness & Gardening Training 010819
Thursday, 1 August, 2019 - 10:00 to 15:45
Address: 
Gartinny Nursery, The Scottish Society for Autism, Woodhead Place, Coalsnaughton, Clackmannanshire FK13 6LQ
Cost: 
£85 Standard, £60 Trellis Paid Members

Gardening with groups or individuals?
Want to understand more about autism and the challenges faced by individuals on the autism spectrum?
Already gardening with those with moderate to severe autism and want to exchange good practice with others?

Join Trellis, Perth Autism Support and the Scottish Autism - Gartinny Nursery for this training session exploring how to better support people with autism to garden.
This training session is useful for anyone gardening in a group environment, or supporting individuals with autism to garden.
You will leave with :
    A clear understanding of autism
    What challenges could be faced by individuals on the autism spectrum
    How autism may affect the individuals working in a group setting
    How to support  individuals working in a group setting
    Practical strategies to support in a gardening context

This training day is part of Trellis Specialist training for CPD in therapeutic gardening and a certificate will be issued on completion.

Perth Autism Support are a third sector organisation supporting children under the age of 18 who have been diagnosed with autism, and their families.
The Scottish Autism - Gartinny Nursery is a vocational day service and an operational garden centre, offering horticultural therapy to autistic adults.