Training for Education

Training for teachers and teaching assistants

Each year we run several 2 hour workshops aimed at professionals within schools.  Hopefully they will give you useful tips and strategies to support our ASD pupils within the school setting.

Date Title of workshop Overview
8th November 2016 Social Stories

What are Social Stories, How to write a Social Story

15th November 2016

How to run a group on recognising & managing


Emotional wellbeing & development, Reducing anxiety, Developing resilience

22nd November 2016 Supporting Challenging Behaviour

The most common difficulties, Reasons for challenging behaviour, Creating

a calm and positive environment, How effective management strategies can help

29th November 2016

Sensory & Motor Difficulties for pupils

with ASD within the classroom

Theory behind sensory processing and motor difficulties

Practical strategies, ideas and resources to be used within the classroom. 

6th December 2016`

Getting Students to Write

Strategies to support body position and handwriting, Strategies, tools and

resources to support fine motor skills

13th November 2016

Supporting Girls with ASD

The difficulties that a girl with ASD faces, How girls differ to boys with ASD,

How you can help.


£35 per person, 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm

Other Info:

Tea and coffee will be provided


The workshops will take place at The Shine resource based at Furze Platt Senior School, Maidenhead, SL6 7NQ.  Please arrive at reception at 12.15 for a prompt start.

Booking a place:

Please email Mrs Jane Hine on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to confirm places.  Places are limited and are on a first come first served basis.

About Us

The Shine Team is a service which supports children in mainstream educational settings who have a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
We work with both boys and girls aged between 4 and 18 and recently extending to up to 25 years.

How to contact

Tel: 01628 762253 (M-F 9am-12)



Address: The Shine Team, Furze Platt Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 7NQ.

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