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Our team of Specialist Teachers, Speech and Language and Occupational Therapists are experienced in delivering training to both parents and  practitioners who work with children across Early Years and within Primary schools.  We support specialist and mainstream settings, as well as NHS community-based services.

Our core training courses are listed below; we are also able to provide training tailored to schools or organisation’s needs.  Please contact us to discuss your training needs around communication difficulties and autism, or click on a link to book on a course.

Please contact us if a course you are interested in is not currently listed for booking.

Current courses

Mealtime challenges in children with autism 2 part online interactive training


Help and support for eating difficulties in children with ASD, including strategies and information
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Open Day

Visit our specialist nursery (Circle Centre), see our facilities and observe the nursery in session
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Supporting sleep for autistic children


Supporting your child if they find sleep difficult.  Some strategies and environments that may help.
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Working Towards Independent Toileting


Identify barriers faced by autistic children, strategies to overcome them & setting realistic goals
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Understanding Autism in Young Children - an introduction

20/09/2021 10:00-11:30

Ideal for parents and wider family. What autism is, keys areas of difference & what support can help
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Sensory Processing : Part 1 Intro to Sensory Processing Part 2 Supporting your child with their sensory needs

14/10/2021 10:00-11.30 am

What is meant by sensory processing, how it can present & how it can affect learning and engagement.
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Understanding behaviour and supporting emotional regulation

03/11/2021 10.00-11.30 am

Understanding behaviours that challenge & how a child's emotional regulation skills influence coping
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Using Visual Supports in Home and School Settings

15/11/2021 10:30-12:00

How the use of visual supports will aid with children with autism and communication difficulties.
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Implementing SCERTS at our setting - interactive live WEBINAR(S)

24/11/2021 4.30 pm - 6.00 pm

How to get started using the SCERTS model within your setting or service (based on our experiences)
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Understanding and supporting communication skills for children with Autism

10/12/2021 10:00-11:30

Communication development, the impact Autism has for communication & practical strategies to support.
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Latest News

Our Annual Report

Read our latest Annual Report here.

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Autism Early Support- introducing Circle Centre

Autism Early Support Trust (formerly Puzzle Centre Trust) is excited to announce a major re-branding which, we believe, will better […]

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Founder and CEO of Bucks Autism Charity Awarded MBE for Services to Young People with Autism

Puzzle Centre is delighted to announce that today, Saturday 8th June 2019, Alexandra Stanyer, Founder and CEO of Puzzle Centre Trust, […]

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