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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.

Sixth form student holding laptop, looking to the side at camera, smiling.

Top Tips, Strategies and Resources for 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
Child sitting with adult, concentrating on drawing with pencil

Schools Standards  Framework

Leaders and Leadership Groups, Schools

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

student studying

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.

autistic pupil studying book with teacher

Suite of Resources for Leaders

Leaders and Leadership Groups

This suite of resources will support leaders or leadership teams to create culture change across their provision. The resources will support leaders to fully embed the Eight Principles of Good Autism Practice as outlined in the Good Autism Practice report.

teacher studying with her pupils

Good Autism Practice Guidance

Post 16, Early Years, Good Autism Practice, Schools

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.

pupil studying with parent at home

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
teachers teaching students

Successful Reintegration of Autistic Pupils Following School Exclusion

Exclusion, Schools

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

pupil studying in school

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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Transition to Employment Toolkit

Post 16

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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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
school stress and anxiety

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.

Pupils raising hands in classroom, facing teacher at front.

A guide to help governing boards: Exclusion

Exclusion, Parents, Schools

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

autistic pupil learning at home

A guide for parents: School Exclusions

Parents, Exclusion

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

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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

autistic pupil learning on his own