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If you are looking for training on learning disability or autism the following organisations can help you.

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About the training


  • Speakup runs Learning Disability and Autism Awareness Training for public and private sector organisations.

  • Our training is unique because our courses have been developed with, and are delivered by people with learning disabilities or autistic people, working in partnership with qualified tutors.


​Our training courses can be delivered in your workplace or at our training centre in Rotherham. They are delivered by experts by experience in learning disability and autism.


​We have worked with lots of different people and organisations and we can deliver training to large or small groups. 


Click here to get in touch and find out more.

Adult Education Course
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About the training


Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council (RMBC) commissions a range of training courses on Autism and Learning Disabilities. The Adult Care, Housing and Public Health Directorate oversees the commissioning of these courses. Ranging from raising awareness to more in-depth specialist content, all our courses are fully funded. They are all delivered by an Expert by Experience, and are designed to suit the different learning and development needs of people providing support.


The main recipients of the training are people who work with and support adults with Autism and/or a Learning Disability. However, volunteers, carers and anyone with a specific interest in learning more can attend.


To find out more about Autism and Learning Disabilities training courses that are available to support employers and the wider workforce please email or telephone 01709 334086

Adult Students

About the training


Doncaster Council offers a range of free training in Autism and Learning Disabilities including e learning, classroom and virtual training. Anyone working in the adult social care sector in Doncaster including family carers and volunteers, can attend these courses.


If you work for a care organisation in Doncaster then please speak to your manager first as they may already access our training for workers. Otherwise contact or call 01302 736576

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Barnsley Council Employer Engagement


Having a learning disability or an additional support need doesn’t mean that people can’t work or learn new skills, it just means that they may need a little extra help along the way.


It's estimated that 20% of the UK population have some disability or additional support need, affecting their ability to get a job. We have a talent pool of eager and hardworking future employees who make a great addition to businesses.


Get in contact with us


To find out how supported employment could assist you in finding quality candidates looking for an opportunity to showcase their skills and talents, please get in touch and arrange an informal discussion (in person, by phone or online) with our supported employment service. Here you’ll be able to have your questions and queries answered, receive more details surrounding service delivery and much more.

Phone: 0781 8561552

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For further information click here

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