Explore our blog to discover discussions on good autism practice, exclusion, the four key areas of difference and more...


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29 Jul '22

AET Highlights of the Academic Year

The Summer break has arrived! As well as bringing a well-earned rest, the holidays give us all a great opportunity to reflect on the many successes of the last academic year.

Working in Partnership, Building relationships, Good Autism Practice, Parents

Andrew Cutting, Specialist Exclusions & Alternative Provision Advice Coordinator expert with the National Autistic Society and AET Content Manager, Dean Da Conceicao, on stage at the Autism Show in London.
6 Jul '22

The Autism Shows 2022

Another year of The Autism Shows has flown by, and our stand has never been busier!

Working in Partnership, Building relationships, Exclusion, Good Autism Practice, Parents

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15 Jun '22

Coproduction at its heart: working with parents in Bournemouth

We asked Kate Tuck, Director at Linwood Training, Support & Advice, about her experience with the Autism Education Trust Co-Delivery Model. The format of co-delivery is adaptable. It can be delivered and received by professionals, parents and autistic people themselves - planning together, delivering together. Find out how Kate Tuck and her team chose to co-deliver the Autism Education Trust.

Parents, Working in Partnership

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23 Mar '22

Everything you need to celebrate Autism Acceptance Month

Today marks the beginning of Autism Acceptance Month and we’re here to help all education professionals feel confident to lead conversations about autism.

Working in Partnership, Good Autism Practice, Schools, Early Years, Post-16

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23 Mar '22

Introducing the new Post-16 Professional Development Programme

It’s arrived! We are happy to announce the launch of our updated Post-16 Professional Development Programme.

Post-16, Good Autism Practice, Working in Partnership

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10 Mar '22

Meeting the Autism Education Trust Community - Springhallow

Meet the articulate and passionate learners and teachers who contributed to the AET's Post 16 Training Videos as part of the Post 16 Professional Development Programme.

Working in Partnership, Building relationships

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10 Mar '22

Introducing the Ambitious Youth Network: A Platform for Young People

We asked Abigail Odell, Digital Participation Officer, about the new platform for young autistic people: The Ambitious Youth Network. Ambitious About Autism has released an online community that welcomes 16-25-year-old autistic people across the nation to gain experience, skills and friends in a safe and fun environment.

Working in Partnership, Building relationships

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30 Dec '21

Improving professional opportunities for autistic people in the UK - Jobcentre plus

In October 2021, Jobcentre Plus offices introduced a pilot scheme across the UK which promised to improve the job chances of thousands of autistic people.

Post-16, Transition

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30 Dec '21

Help Define Best Practice for Schools Working with Families

ACER, Autism Centre for Education and Research, from the University of Birmingham, is working with the Autism Education Trust to discover the challenges which are faced by certain groups of families who have autistic children.

Parents, The evidence, Working in Partnership

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