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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.

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Schools Competency Framework 

Individual staff development

Used to provide guidance that enables school staff to reflect upon and evaluate their practice.

schools competency framework

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

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Bite-sized: Enabling Participation

Assessment

How can a Post 16 setting focus on working towards Enabling Participation?

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Bite-sized: Building Relationships

Assessment

How can a Post 16 setting focus on working towards Building Relationships?

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Bite-sized: The Individual Pupil

Assessment

How can a Post 16 setting work towards focusing on The Individual Pupil?

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Bite-sized: What are The AET Post 16 Autism Standards?

Assessment

Read an overview of the Post 16 Autism Standards Framework.

What are The AET Post 16 Autism Standards?
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Bite-sized: Curriculum and Learning

Assessment

How can a Post 16 setting focus on working towards Curriculum and Learning?

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Post 16 Standards Framework

Assessment

A set of standards from the AET, to enable educational settings to evaluate your practice in addressing the needs of autistic young people.

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Progression Framework

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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The Autism Resource Suite

Leaders and Leadership Groups, Individual staff development, The individual pupil

The latest guidelines, resources and practical strategies for education professionals supporting autistic learners in 2021.

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Parent Guide for Working Together with Your Child's School

Schools, Parents, The individual pupil

Helping parents to work with school staff to identify and meet the needs of their child.

Parent Guide for Working Together with Your Child's School
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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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Top Tips, Strategies and Resources for Parents

Parents

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

Top Tips, Strategies and Resources for Parents
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Schools Standards  Framework

Leaders and Leadership Groups, Schools

For leaders or leadership groups within schools to enhance and embed inclusive practice in their settings.

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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.

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