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Post 16 Competency Framework

Post 16, Individual staff development

A post 16 autism competency framework for people working with young autistic people.

Post 16 Competency Framework
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Good Autism Practice Report: Case Studies

Good Autism Practice, The evidence

The Good Autism Practice Case Studies support our Good Autism Practice Guidance. Offering evidence and impact, the report was first published in 2009 and a second iteration was published with updates in 2019.

Good Autism Practice Case Studies
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Learning at Home During Lockdown

Parents

A collection of 10 practical strategies and additional tips to support parents of autistic children and young people.

Learning at Home During Lockdown
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Steps to Avoid Exclusion of Autistic Pupils

Exclusion, Parents, Schools, The individual pupil

Considers the challenges autistic pupils face at school, and offers suggestions for ways in which they can be supported to avoid exclusion.

Steps to Avoid the Exclusion of Autistic Pupils
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School Exclusions: School Stress and Anxiety

Schools, Parents, Anxiety, Understanding emotions, Social understanding

Take a look at school life, and how it can have an impact on autistic pupil's differences and behaviour. Particularly at home.

School Exclusions School Stress and Anxiety
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Successful Reintegration of Autistic Pupils Following School Exclusion

Exclusion, Schools

Understanding the impact of exclusion and exploring reintegration preparation and strategies.

Successful Reintegration
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School Exclusions: A Guide for Parents

Parents, Exclusion

Common reasons for increased stress and anxiety together with strategies to overcome barriers to inclusion.

School Exclusions: A Guide for Parents
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Exclusion: A Guide to Help Governing Boards

Exclusion, Parents, Schools

This resource outlines the legal requirements of the Equality Act 2010 for schools in relation to the exclusion of disabled pupils.

Exclusion: A Guide to Help Governing Boards
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Positive Relationships Between Home and School

Parents, Schools

Top tips for working with parents and ten ways schools can create better learning alignments with parents of autistic students

Positive relationships between home and school
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Learning from the COVID-19 Pandemic: Secondary Schools

Individual staff development, Schools, Anxiety, Coronavirus, The individual pupil

Improving Engaged Learning for Autistic Pupils. A Secondary School Case Study: Ted

Learning from the COVID-19 Pandemic: Secondary Schools
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Learning from the COVID-19 Pandemic: Primary Schools

Individual staff development, Schools, Anxiety, Coronavirus, The individual pupil

Improving Engaged Learning for Autistic Pupils. A Primary School Case Study: Ted

Learning from the COVID-19 Pandemic: Primary Schools
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National Autistic Society Education Report

Post 16, Early Years, Good Autism Practice, Schools

The education system in England is simply not working for autistic children and we are calling on the Government to intervene with its upcoming review of the special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) system, due in the Spring.

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Early Years Standards Framework

Early Years, Leaders and Leadership Groups

For those who are in a leadership position, whether that be leadership groups or individuals

Early Years Standards Framework
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Early Years Competency Framework

Early Years, Individual staff development

For individual staff within early years settings to rate their knowledge, skills and personal qualities against a set of descriptors which outline good autism practice.

Early Years Competency Framework
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Elective Home Education in England

Parents, Home learning

The impact of Covid-19 on home education guidelines with useful links to relevant legislation.

Elective Home Education - Know Your Rights
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Progression Framework Resource

Assessment, The individual pupil, Good Autism Practice, Sensory processing

A comprehensive interactive assessment tool that supports practitioners to identify learning priorities, set key learning intentions, and track progress for autistic children and young people in both mainstream and specialist educational provisions.

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