Spectrum First Ltd

CPD Standards Office Provider Number: 21447

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Spectrum First Ltd is a not for profit Autism/Asperger specialist support and training provider which was established in 2003.

They specialise in providing DSA-QAG approved training for Non-Medical Helpers; specifically Asperger Specialist Mentors and Study Skills tutors who support university students who have Autism Spectrum Conditions.

They are currently the only provider in this area who has achieved accreditation with the National Autistic Society.

They  provide full day training courses, in line with BIS’s view that anything less would not provide sufficient training to be considered sufficient.

They also provide tailor made training to other organisations.

Accredited Activities:

  • Understanding the support needs of students with ASC in Higher Education
  • Induction training for Spectrum First Mentors and Study Skills tutors
  • Updating practical skills in supporting students with ASC
  • The role of sensory processing for students with ASC

Who Should Attend:

University Mentors and Study Skills tutors who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in order to provide DSA funded Non-Medical Helper support.

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