This cluster of pages is aimed at those who may not be very familiar with the issues and structures associated with autism.

See also:  Autism awareness      SEN/EHC Information       Specialist services       Care & support – for adults


Ambitious About Autism offer a range of resources to help get more autistic people into work.      Click icon to find their Employmentsection.      (SkipGoogle adverts)       In 2021 they launched their toolkit to help support autistic young people into the workplace.

Also, the National Autistic Society has a guide to Employing autistic people.      new

National autistic society

The National Autistic Society has many pages about professional practice.       Click page icon to browse their professional practice pages or twitter icon for their Autism practice feed.      More specifically see:

Life Support DVD’s

This UK based site offers sex education DVD’s.       Click icon for You, Your Body, Growing Up, Relationships and Sex.       It is their SEND menu option.       See previews:   Kylie’s private worldJason’s private world

Team Around the Child

As a guide, a TAC is required where two or more support services are involved.       Click icon for Lincolnshire Council guidance for professionals.

Here is a one stop resource for those in need of Teams Around a Child: Early Help Lincolnshire       Here is the TAC website establised by Peter Limbrick who developed TAC.

Training courses

Working together team

The Working Together Team offers support to schools and academies for students with a wide range of social communication and / or learning needs.        See also:  detail          SEN Support – Scroll down to Social communication outreach.

Flash Cards

Sparklebox offer free teaching aids for children with special educational needs.          Here is the Speech page.        Their terms of use are brief.


Early years can extend as far as the age of 18 with ESCO.       This is short for Early years Support Care & Co-ordination,