See also: Professionals
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:
- transition guides: to primary school leaving school
- sensory challenges for autistic pupils adjustments for sensory difference new
Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication Handicapped Children (TEACCH) is another broad brush approach to working with children or adults with autism. It has more to do with values and priorities than specific techniques. Click icon for more detail.
The NAS Early bird programme draws on the TEACCH approach. See also: Autism UK Wikipedia
Click icon for Lincolnshire Council pages about supporting inclusion. It covers aspects of special educational needs & disabilityfor professionals.
Lincolnshire has four integrated locality teams. SENCOs from all early years providers, registered childminders and out of school club managers can request Early Years inclusion support. See Early years support It has an inclusion support referral form at the bottom of the page and email addresses.
There is a shared classroom and home-schooling approach to education that may be worth considering for some autistic children. Click icon for the National Autistic Society’s page on the subject.
Ambitious About Autism published a guide at the end of their Finished at School (FaS) campaign. The learning it captured is intended to support colleges in developing effective practice to support learners with autism to make a successful transition from school to college and into adult life. Click icon for guide.
Find out more about their Finished at school campaign.