Upcoming webinars


My experiences of education and the workplace as a neurodivergent individual

Join us for an enlightening and inspiring session with Niraj Shah, an accomplished autistic consultant at LCP, as he shares his unique journey of navigating the realms of education and the workplace as a neurodivergent individual.

🧠 Insights and Experiences: Niraj will delve into his personal experiences, shedding light on the challenges and triumphs he faced while pursuing education and establishing a successful career. His story is a testament to the resilience and potential of neurodivergent individuals.

🚀 Navigating the Workplace: Gain invaluable insights and practical tips on how neurodivergent individuals and recent school leavers can confidently enter the workplace. Niraj will share strategies for overcoming hurdles and embracing opportunities, providing a roadmap for a successful transition into professional life.

🌐 Creating an Inclusive Environment: Niraj will also address employers, offering guidance on fostering an inclusive workplace environment. Learn about the benefits of neurodiversity, and discover practical steps and policies that organizations can implement to support and accommodate neurodivergent individuals.

🤝 Q&A Session: Engage in a live Q&A session with Niraj, where you can pose your questions and seek personalized advice. Whether you're a student, a job seeker, or an employer looking to enhance workplace inclusivity, this is your chance to gain valuable insights directly from someone who has navigated these experiences firsthand.

🌈 Diversity, Inclusion, and Beyond: This session goes beyond awareness, aiming to empower individuals and organizations to embrace diversity and foster an environment where everyone can thrive.

Don't miss this opportunity to hear from Niraj, a trailblazer in the neurodiversity space, and gain actionable insights that can positively impact your educational journey, professional career, or organizational culture.

🔗 Register on LinkedIn **The webinar will be live on LinkedIn. If you would like to join us, please click on this link, press the attend button, register and add the event to your calendar. On the day of the event, Friday 19th January, you will be reminded to join the event. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us: lnsen@smmathecourtyard.org**

Thank you! Looking forward to seeing you there!

Free · 19 January 2024

Get started with our essential trainings
delivered by The Courtyard

Training 01

Autism Awareness Training

In this training session you will learn about Autism, what it is and why it works; and how the workplace can benefit from employing people with Autism. Autism is a competitve advantage.

Autism Friendly Certificate

Training 02

Steps to successfully employ people with Autism

In this training session you will discover why neurodiversity is a competitive advantage . You will also learn about autism employment, benefits of the autistic brain in the workplace and the steps to successfully employ people with autism.

Training 2

Training 03

Strategies to support and retain autistic talent in the workplace

In this training session you will learn about creating a personalised work assessment, a welcoming and supportive workplace, creation of an autism hub in the workplace, the value of performance feedback and access to external support.

Training 3

Our Fees

*plus £100 if you would like our Autism Champion Ambassador to be present.

(Payment will go towards promotion of outreach service and expansion of The Courtyard School)

1 hour

1 to 1 £100
10 people £600

2 hour

1 to 1 £150
10 people £1000

Consultation services

Consultations are 30 mins each (1:1), £35 per consultation. These sessions will take place via online video conference/ phone.

For neurodiverse employers

  • Orient your employee and train them on specific job duties

  • Addressing difficulties

  • Implementing existing strategies

  • Making new reasonable adjustments in the workplace

  • Creating a better inclusive workplace

For neurodiverse people

  • Customer / colleagues relations

  • Socialising at break times and outside of work

  • Understanding different organisational cultures

  • Personal wellbeing / boost of self-esteem

“The training was entertaining, informative and engaging. We liked the examples used and the fact autism was put in a positive light.”


“I now feel more confident about supporting a person with autism because I understand why they react to things differently” “I really liked the personal stories and the interactive games”, “Having worked 1:1 many years ago with a child with autism, I find the training beneficial and refreshing”

Westbourne EYC, London

“Thank you so much for the training, your passion for deepening awareness about Autism was evident and contagious. The course was informative and useful, thank you.”


“Great orange description, you definitely sold it”, “Very useful and interesting”, “Very clear strategies about how to best support people with Autism” “Enjoyed it 100%. I have a better understanding now”


“It was fascinating and offered so much information and thinking about autism”. “It is wonderful that you are taking this training out into the wider world and finding so many different work placements for our students - changing their world and the wider world!"

School governors, The Courtyard

“I feel more confident after the training and I feel I have a better understanding of how to work more effectively with people with Autism”, “Training delivered in a fun informative way”, “Loved the focus on positivity, strengths of people with Autism”, “The speaker was very engaging”


“The training was very dynamic, interactive, fun and informative.”

Urban Hope Youth Centre