Assert Training

Assert (B&H) are a grassroots registered charity who are able to provide specialist training on High-Functioning Autism (HFA) and Asperger syndrome (AS) in Brighton & Hove and surrounding areas.

Participants are given a user-friendly insight into how adults with autism experience the modern world. Our training is very accessible and is suitable for those with varying levels of experience. Our sessions are presented clearly and with passion. We aim to tailor our presentation to your needs. Attendees are equipped with introductory yet robust skills which can be applied in the service/workplace quickly and easily. At the end of the training, we believe that those involved will feel much more confident in enabling individuals with autism to fulfil their potential and feel as comfortable as possible. We also explore the challenges that one faces as an adult with autism such as social communication, social interaction, dealing with change/transition, issues with sensory stimuli and more.

Assert is a user-led charity and as such, much of our training has been developed by individuals on the autistic spectrum. We are proud to challenge media stereotypes and highlight the positives of embracing neuro-diversity.

 

Recent feedback on the training:

‘Just wanted to say thanks for the training. Very informative and easy to understand, everybody working in services should receive this training’.

‘The presenters were great. Very comfortable and personable. Excellent knowledge and relayed this clearly’.

‘Clearly presented in a passionate way’

‘Lively, interesting and engaging’

 

Costs

This is based on up to 10 people attending per 3 hour session

Small Community groups or charities with an annual turnover of less than £200,000 or with fewer than 10 paid staff                 £150.00

Small Community groups or charities with an annual turnover of more than £200,000, and ten or more employed staff.  £250

Other organisations such as: local authority, housing associations, other statutory sector. £300

Private businesses £400

 

We can also provide more in-depth training and tailor training to specific needs. Please get in touch for more information.

  • LEGO required!

    Published on: June 29, 2018

    We are looking for donations of LEGO! We would like to have some for our people to use during drop-ins and also to have in the meeting room for people during their appointments. Please contact Cat if you have any you would like to donate or pass

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  • Newsletter Volunteer Required!

    Published on: June 13, 2018

    ASSERT needs someone to help us produce our seasonal newsletter and we would very much like to hear from anyone interested in helping! The newsletter usually includes articles written by ASSERT staff or members, highlights from recent ASSERT activities, news from the Autism community as well

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