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Autism Information and Training

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Autism Information and Training

The National Autistic Society asked young people with Autism ‘What would have made school better?

  • 58% chose ‘If teachers understood autism’
  • 46% chose ‘If people in class were less noisy’
  • 38% chose ‘If other school staff understood Autism’’

National Autistic Society (2016)

‘If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.’ Ignacio Estrada

What is Autism?

‘Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others’ – National Autistic Society (2017)

Bespoke Support

  • Following a Request for Advice an EY SEND Advisor can offer telephone advice or a setting visit to support a Pre-school Early Years Settings meet the needs of a child with autism.
  • Schools can receive telephone advice from an EY SEND Advisor or can purchase support for children with autism in their Reception Class.

Book bespoke support online

In-house Training

  • Autism Education Trust—Tier One Training

Book in-house training online

Training Courses

National Autistic Society EarlyBird Programme:

The NAS EarlyBird Programme is a three month programme for parents / carers of young children with autism. A pre-school or school practitioner, who is currently involved with the child, may also attend with the parents/carers.

The Programme works in partnership with parents/carers to help them to:

  • Understand their child’s autism spectrum disorder
  • Develop their child’s communication
  • Apply practical strategies to support their child’s behaviour

National Autistic Society EarlyBird Programme Information

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