Empowering People, Launching lives
Author: David Anthony, Head of Research and Learning
Top tips, Transitions
13th June 2022 | 3 mins read
There are some transitions that are trickier than others. For example, the transition from nursery to reception, from primary school to secondary school or changing school mid-way through the term. For some autistic children the start of any school year will present many challenges regardless of the size of change. Autistic children typically struggle with changes to routines, unpredictable situations, social interactions with new people and communicating their thoughts and feelings.
We’ve created some top tips and downloadable resources for teachers and parents to use when planning the new school year.
Whether you’re a teacher or parent remember:
Every child is different and will require varying levels of support. The above is merely a guideline of how you can approach things. To get this information in a downloadable format and to access a range of free resources, such as pupil profiles, person-centred planning tools and visual timetables, download our starting school resource pack today.
28th March 2022
3 mins read
We spoke to Alison, a BeyondAutism parent, about her fight to secure educational provision for her son, Elliott.
20% of parents reported their child had been informally excluded at least once in the last two years
30th March 2022
This week we’re challenging people to think about how they can help change some of the national statistics that exist for autistic children and young adults.
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