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Neurodiversity Champion Workshop

This workshop is designed for anyone who has attended the Neurodiversity Aware webinar and wants to become a champion. You will learn more about the way that Neurodiversity is viewed by others at the same time as changing your own view  and acceptance of Neurodiversity.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recap of terminology around neurodiversity from the Aware webinar.  
  • Be confident to list the main neurodiverse conditions. 
  • Understand the strengths that are common within each condition. 
  • Develop an understanding of how an individual living with each condition may present to others. 
  • Gain a basic understanding of executive functioning. 
  • Understand the concept of neurodiversity in terms of executive functioning within daily life. 
  • Activity to personally experience what it feels like to have an executive functioning challenge. 
  • Understand why it’s important for diversity and inclusion to include neurodiverse individuals. 
  • Be introduced to the concept of school trauma and the impact this has on learning new skills. 
  • Learn the importance of clear communication and develop an understanding of how complex communication can be via an activity. 
  • Be introduced to sensory overload. 
  • Understand how meltdowns and shutdowns occur and the negative impacts they have.  
  • Discover ways to create a more inclusive sensory safe learning environment. 
  • Understand the idea that anxiety can be caused by external factors. 
  • Be able to recognise anxiety within yourself and others. 
  • Learn ways to manage anxiety through regulation. 
  • Gain practical tools to add to a mental health and wellbeing virtual toolbox to support yourself and others experiencing a crisis. 
  • Start to understand that all behaviour is communication and look towards support rather than judgment. 
  • Unpack that communication errors are faults on all sides and find out how to prevent low morale as a result. 
  • Discover the importance of supporting those who self-identified as neurodiverse from kindness and legal view. 
  • Understand the positive impact that reasonable adjustments can make and have an idea where to start implementing them.

Independently Accredited by The CPD Standards Office

What you get:

Digital CPD Accreditation Certificate

Digital Guide

3 Years access to Thrive Online Learning Portal

You will be a Thrive Neurodiverse Champion Driver Trainer / Driving School.

A session immediately following the champion workshop to focus on specific in-car and driving related ideas

Access to a private Facebook group to continue the conversation, brainstorm, share ideas

A Neurodiversity Champion pin on our Find an Instructor map

Cost £120

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