Communication

Accredited introduction to autistic spectrum condition (including Asperger’s syndrome)

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This Open College course (unit code 2-GB6-039) is for anyone working with adults or children with autism during the course of their work but has had no formal training. Read more »

Afasic

Afasic helps children, young people and their families affected by the hidden disability of speech, language and communication impairments. Read more »

Asperger’s Syndrome For Dummies

Asperger’s Syndrome For Dummies covers everything that both sufferers and parents need to know about the condition. Read more »

Aukids

Aukids is a quarterly magazine which provides quality, practical advice on autism. Read more »

bibic

Our mission is to help children (aged 6 months to 18 years) with conditions affecting their social, communication and learning abilities. Read more »

Brainwave

Brainwave provides therapy for children with developmental delay whether caused by cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism, genetic disorder or brain injury. Read more »

Cerebra

Cerebra is a unique national charity that strives to improve the lives of children with brain-related neurological conditions. Read more »

ChildLine

You can contact ChildLine about anything. Read more »

Compass Disability Services

Supporting disabled people and carers to have a better quality of life. Read more »

Frome Music Therapy Centre

Frome Music Therapy Centre is private music therapy centre using a humanistic and person-centred approach. Read more »

Independent Parental Special Education Advice (IPSEA)

IPSEA is a registered charity offering free and independent advice to parents of children with special educational needs in England and Wales on: local authorities’ legal duties to assess and provide for children with special educational needs; exclusions of children… Read more »

Intensive Interaction: connecting with people who are difficult to reach

This course shows delegates how to find ways to develop relationships with people with severe learning disabilities or autism. Read more »

Learning about friendship: stories to support social skills training in children with asperger syndrome and high functioning autism

This collection of ten fully illustrated stories explores friendship issues encountered by children with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) aged 4 to 8 and looks at how they can be overcome successfully. Read more »

Lisa Masters, training provider

Lisa Masters provides training which helps learners to understand the ‘what is’ with the crucial ‘how to’ support and work with older teenagers and adults with Asperger syndrome/autism spectrum disorders. Read more »

Passport to individual autism support

The Passport to individual autism support is a simple, at a glance document which explains the communication, sensory and support needs of adults who find it difficult to explain their needs when in stressful situations, such as meetings and interviews. Read more »

Social Care Jargon Buster

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The Social Care Jargon Buster is a plain English guide to 52 of the most commonly used social care words and phrases and what they mean. Read more »

Somerset Total Communication

Somerset Total Communication (STC) is a multi-agency partnership with Somerset County Council, Somerset Health Community, Speech and Language Therapy Services. Read more »

Working with Asperger Syndrome in the Classroom: An Insider’s Guide

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This guide to the basics provides those working in an inclusive classroom with what they need to know to make their job easier, and to make a real difference to the Asperger Syndrome student in their care. Read more »