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Post-16 Competency Framework

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

Post-16 Competency Framework
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School Exclusions: School Stress and Anxiety

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

School Stress and Anxiety
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Progression Framework Resource

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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Transition to Employment Toolkit

The resources will help employers to develop their awareness and understanding of autism. They will support the hiring and retaining of talented autistic young people.

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The Autism Resource Suite

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

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Good Autism Practice Guidance

These three linked resources present the evidence for, and define and illustrate, eight principles of good autism practice to help education practitioners understand autism and develop effective provision in educational settings.

Good Autism Practice Report
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Parent Guide for Working Together with Your Child's School

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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National Autistic Society Education Report

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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Positive Relationships Between Home and School

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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Good Autism Practice Report: Case Studies

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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Post-16 Standards Framework

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

Post-16 Standards Framework
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Improving autism practice in college

Improving autism practice in college to support placement sustainability and to avoid escalation of need

Improving autism practice in college
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Successful Reintegration of Autistic Pupils Following School Exclusion

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

Successful Reintegration of Autistic Pupils Following School Exclusion
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School Exclusions: A Guide for Parents

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

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

Exclusions: A Guide to Help Governing Boards
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Steps to Avoid Exclusion of Autistic Pupils

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 Exclusion of Autistic Pupils
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