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Autism in the Workplace Training

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UNISON East Midlands Regional Centre

Vivian Avenue

Nottingham

NG5 1AF

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This event is open to any UNISON Member who is part of the Nottinghamshire County Branch and is limited to 25 people with an additional 5 spaces reserved in the event there is a cancellation. Registration to this event will be based on a first come first serve basis, so book your place now! If you are not already a member, you can join UNISON and apply to attend.

Autism in the Workplace Training is aimed at anyone interested in developing this area as to how autism affects autistic employees in the workplace. It will provide employers, staff and human resources personnel with awareness and strategies to support autistic employees

Participants will gain:

  • An awareness of autism, the spectrum, prevalence and the diagnostic process, including issues around diagnosis/recognition for adults

  • An understanding of the issues autistic people may face in the workplace and ways of making workplaces autism friendly

  • Knowledge around employer adjustments and workplace strategies, including legislation and the law

  • Confidence working with autistic employees and learn more about the strengths autistic employees bring to the workplace

The duration of the workshop will be 3 hour workshop and lunch will be included, so if you have any dietary or special access requirements, then please contact us ASAP.

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

The only criteria is that you are a member of UNISON Nottinghamshire County Branch, so please bring your membership card for you, if you no longer have this then contact the organiser.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is a car park on the premises with limited spaces and additional spaces on the streets surrounding the venue. Priority will be given to blue badge holders, so please contact the organiser if you wish to reserve a space. If you do not drive, any bus on the Nottingham City yellow line will get you to your destination (STOP: Berridge Road) Travel expenses will be met.

What can I bring into the event?

If you have a work colleague, who is not a UNISON member, then get them to become a member and bring them with you and make a day of it. UNISON courses are renown to be excellent!

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

For any queries, please contact the organiser Gurbaksh on branch.office@nottsunison.org.uk or tel 0115 981 0405

What's the refund policy?

These courses are expensive to run and would ordinarily cost over £100 per delegate to attend. We are running them for free, so all we ask is that if you can't make it or have changed your mind, then please give us sufficient notice so that we can offer the place to someone else.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes please

Can I update my registration information?

Contact the organiser if in doubt about anything.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

There is no registration fee and subject to the reserve list being exhausted, we will be able to transfer the tricket if you let us know who you wish to transfer it to.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

No it is not ok because certificates will be issued to those delegates who participated.

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UNISON East Midlands Regional Centre

Vivian Avenue

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NG5 1AF

United Kingdom

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