We understand that businesses and service providers come in all shapes and sizes so we’ve created an Academy that offers training to suit every budget, and all organisational sizes and structures, according to your needs.


We are ready to go with already established courses and options, or you can access bespoke consultancy offering you a tailor-made programme. If you want to improve recruitment, performance, customer service or even management – in person, through webinars, e-learning or conferencing, we’re ready to help.  

 Ready to purchase 

A range of ‘ready-to-purchase’ training options are available including:


  • What is autism and neurodiversity? (basic training session)

  • Being an inclusive employer – reasonable adjustments from advert and beyond

  • Autism and neurodiversity – customer / service-user facing

  • Autism and neurodiversity – for employees and management

  • Transport and emergency service-specific training

  Bespoke packages  

Bespoke training, consultancy and coaching includes:

  • One-to-one support with a training consultant, for your organisation, tailored to your specific needs

  • Training delivered as you want it to maximise employee and employer benefits

  • Delivery methods best suited for you and your company (includes webinars, e-learning, face-to-face consultancy, on-site training, off-site training or other depending on your needs)

You will be able to:

  • Gain a foundational understanding of autism and neurodiversity

  • Attract and retain neurodiverse talent

  • Anticipate and implement reasonable adjustments from job adverts to inductions and beyond

  • Become better at personalising inclusive employee practice (in line with Equality Act 2010)

  • Consider how neurodiversity and wellbeing go hand in hand for your staff, clients and service-users

  • Become an ANDA-approved employer

  • Achieve an ANDA certificate for delivering better customer services

  • Increase customer loyalty

Public & Charity Sector Testimonials

“The interactive nature of the training, and the fact that it was really relevant to my role specifically, made this so worthwhile.”  Sunderland City Council


“The Autism and Neurodiversity training is the best I have had in five years in my department.”

Department of Work and Pensions


“This course was really interesting and challenging and will definitely change my practice.”  Sure Start Sunderland


“The training was bespoke to our client group and was able to give advice and explanations to guide and help us work more effectively with our service users… we had lightbulb moments that have directly improved our working practice.”  Henshaws Housing and Support

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