Awareness & Understanding of Autism in Adults & Children

Do you want to improve your understanding of Autism? And how you can support someone on the Autism spectrum? North East London Training Hub in partnership with North East London Health and Care Partnership are offering all
staff working in the region an opportunity to take part in this half day workshop. Separate workshops are offered focused on Adults and Children

The workshop objectives include:

Course facilitation

The course will be delivered in a combination of theory, as well as practical and interactive exercises. Attendees will also have the opportunity to consider action points going forward after the course
Places are currently available on the below dates. All Delivered Online. Click on the desired date to register:




Facilitators bio (Living Autism)


Manar Matusiak has over 20 years’ experience at director level in the specialist care and education sector, in particular in the field of autism. She helped to set up and develop the first transitional residential service in the country for young adults with autism and complex needs. Her background is in teaching and management. During her career, she was Personal and Professional Development Director for one of the national specialist autism providers, overseeing the development. She is currently Managing Director of Living Autism and she trains and coaches nationally across all sectors 


Geoff Evans began his professional career in the autism field 30 years ago at The National Autistic Society. During this time he gained considerable experience in working with people across the whole spectrum as well as supporting families. In addition to his social work qualifications, Geoff has qualifications in Management, Training & Development and Outdoor Education. His extensive experience has been utilised by universities, the National Autistic Society, local authorities and others to enhance the design, content and delivery of a range of training programmes. In recent years Geoff has consolidated his position as an expert in the field of ASD and has built a nationally and internationally recognised reputation as a renowned speaker and specialist trainer

Note this is an introductory workshop and may not be suitable for those in clinical settings. Workshops are based on small group interactions. Please do ensure you are committed to attending the full duration of the workshop. The workshop is costed at £75 PP and has been funded by North East London Health and Care Partnership.