Latest news & events
Latest news & events
Autism Update: How to help children with autism cope with change at school
The AET, with the help of other autism organisations, has sponsored a supplement due for publication in Education Guardian on Tuesday 18 May 2010.
Pick up the latest AET resources at Nasen Live 2010
Stand B28, Reebok Stadium, Bolton, 26 and 27 May 2010
The AET publishes new online resources to help teachers support children and young people on the autism spectrum
The AET is publishing two new online resources for teachers to support teaching practices for children and young people on the autism spectrum. Download the first one now.
The AET welcomes landmark Government strategy to tranform adult autism support
The strategy is aimed at tackling the isolation, ignorance and inequality routinely experienced by the over 300,000 adults with autism in England.
Listen to Schools Minister, Diana Johnson’s speech at the AET Roadshow in Hull
Diana Johnson MP, Schools Minister responsible for Government’s Special Educational Needs policy, was the special guest at the AET Roadshow in Hull on 25th February.
AET and Commissioning Support Programme work together to improve the commissioning of services for children and young people on the autism spectrum
Autism services commissioners: complete our questionnaire by the end of February to access free and impartial advice and support.The AET and CSP are working together to improve the commissioning of services for children and young people on the autism spectrum.
Web competition winner announced
Alex Devlin has been chosen as the winner of the competition to name the new AET website for teenagers. Alex’s entry ‘The Den’ was selected by the AET Steering Group as the winning name.
Take part in the My Way! online survey for a chance to win £300 of vouchers
The First News My Way! campaign has been launched to raise awareness of the different ways children and young people like to learn and the importance of allowing them to learn in a way which is right for them. One in five school-aged children need extra help due to a learning difficulty which may include being on the autism spectrum. The AET is in full support of the campaign. My Way! would like to get children and young people’s views on their school, how they like to learn, and about their friendships.
AET SUPPORTS MY WAY! LAUNCH AT 10 DOWNING STREET
The Autism Education Trust has given its support to a new campaign which hopes to add weight to the growing awareness that all children learn differently. The First News My Way! Campaign was launched at 10 Downing Street on 6th January by the Prime Minister’s wife Sarah Brown and Henry Winkler, best known for his role as The Fonz in TV show Happy Days.
Sentence Trouble - New resources launched to help improve communication with young people in the youth justice system
Sentence Trouble, a new guide for the youth justice workforce to help them communicate more effectively with young people, particularly those with communication needs has been launched by the Communication Trust, in partnership with the AET.
Good practice presentations now available online
Downloadable presentations from a broad range of professionals who work closely with children and young people on the autism spectrum are now available on the AET website, as part of the AET’s aim to promote and share examples of good autism education practice.