Education

100 ideas for supporting pupils on the autistic spectrum

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This book provides those working with autistic children one hundred ideas of how to support and develop their learning.
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A practical guide for teachers of students with an autism spectrum disorder in secondary education

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This guide acquaints teachers with all the information and practical tools needed to understand and support their students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Read more »

Ambitious about Autism

Ambitious about Autism is a national charity for children and young people with autism. Read more »

Appreciating Asperger Syndrome: Looking at the upside – with 300 positive points

This book challenges negative perceptions of Asperger Syndrome and shows that, in the right circumstances and with the right attitude, a diagnosis of Aspergers can be viewed as a positive experience. Read more »

Autism lens: understanding the actions of pupils on the autism spectrum

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This easy to read leaflet lists exampls of what the pupil on the autism spectrum did alongside some possible reasons for their actions which could be explored. Read more »

Autism skills and knowledge list

The list, developed jointly by Skills for Care, Skills for Health and the National Autistic Society, enables individual workers, or services and teams, to work out whether they have the knowledge and skills needed to provide a good service to people who have autism. Read more »

College Inclusion Charter

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The College Inclusion Charter aims to support further education providers to improve their offer to young people with autism and other disabilities. Read more »

Creating inclusive colleges for learners with autism

‘Creating inclusive colleges for learners with autism’ is a new guide for colleges that has been developed as part of the Finished at School campaign. Read more »

Finished at School: Where next for young people with autism?

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This report stresses the need to address the desperate lack of effective education pathways for 16–25 year olds on the autism spectrum. Read more »

Foxes Academy

Foxes Academy is a training hotel and catering college for young people with learning disabilities. Read more »

Improving inclusion: getting inclusive education right for children with autism

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This paper published by TreeHouse presents parents’ and children’s experiences and views of inclusive education and recommend ways in which inclusion can continue to be improved. 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 »

National Autism Standards

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A set of standards, published by the Autism Education Trust, to enable educational settings to evaluate their practice in addressing the needs of pupils on the autism spectrum. Read more »

Our Lives in Your Hands

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Our Lives in Your Hands tells the stories of nine families affected by autism. The report sets out the families stories and highlights how the reforms proposed in the Children and Families Bill will impact them. Read more »

Schools Report 2012

Ambitious about Autism has brought together a range of key statistics that illustrate how schools are performing for children and young people with autism in 2012. Read more »

Shaping Children’s Services Together

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This resport advocates a collaborative approach between local authorities and parents based on mutual respect, trust and empathy because it’s been proven that effective partnership working produces a win-win situation for parents and local authorities. Read more »

The Bridge

The Bridge is a major provider of professional development in the UK in the field of education, both special and mainstream, holding a reputation particularly in the fields of Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (LDD). Read more »

Tourette Syndrome: Key facts for teachers

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Tourettes affects the person with the condition much more than it affects those around them. This leaflet provides key fact about Tourettes Syndrome to help teachers better understand what the condition is like for them. Read more »

Weston Bay

A new and bespoke residential training facility for people on the autism spectrum has now been opened by Weston College, the first of its kind in the UK. Read more »

Working with an Asperger pupil in secondary school

This booklet is aimed at anyone working with children with Asperger syndrome in secondary schools. 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 »