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Keeping Cork Active

Autism and Fundamental Movement Skills

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) – 4 Series Webinar presented by Dr. Susan Crawford. This is a comprehensive online ASD and Movement training series. 

The 4 webinars culminate in a core ASD and Fundamental Movement Skill programme which is currently essential as both a regulatory and behaviour management strategy for children, young people and adults with autism. 

  1. Introduction to Autism – Tuesday 9th November 
  2. Introduction to Fundamental Movement Skills and Sensory Integration – Tuesday 16th November
  3. Promoting and Maintaining participation in FMS programmes for children, young people or adults with autism – Tuesday 23rd November
  4. Exploring The Get Autism Active programme – Tuesday – 30th November 

This training opportunity is provided through the Sports Inclusion Programme which aims to increase opportunities for children with disabilities to be active. 

Workshop Details

Webinar 1 Online: Introduction to ASD – This webinar explores diagnosis, issues in the world of Autism Spectrum Disorder, theories, prevalence, associated conditions and evidence based teaching and learning interventions.

Webinar 2 Online: Introduction to Fundamental Movement Skills and Sensory Integration – This webinar explores what fundamental movement skills and sensory integration are, why they are important, how they are developed, programme planning and delivery, and the successful use of demonstration and feedback in the world of FMS.

Webinar 3 Online: Promoting and Maintaining participation in FMS programmes for students with ASD – This webinar explores how to maximise participation in FMS for students or players with Autism.

Workshop 4 Online: Exploring The Get Autism Active programme – This webinar brings it all together in The Get Autism Active Online Resource Kit which is a teaching and learning tool developed and refined over years of research and innovation. It includes the 19 skills of movement i.e. running, jumping, kicking, dodging etc. Each skill comes with a video demo, a checklist of how the skill is broken down into steps, a voice over prompt with key cues and much more! 

Next Available Course:

  • Schedule: 4 Tuesday Evenings
  • Starts: Tuesday 9th November 
  • Course Dates: Tuesday 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th November 
  • Time: 6.30-7.30pm online via Zoom 


  • Cost: €20 for 4 part series 
  • Delivered online via Zoom 
  • Registration link will be sent out to you once registered 


  1. Register with www.cesc.ieSelect ‘Coach‘ option as your registration type
  2. Once your account is active, Log in to Cork Education Support Centre
  3. Select Courses and Category ‘Coaches’ 
  4. Book Autism and FMS Series 

Booking Queries: Email Carol at


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