The NAS library catalogue is the ideal research tool for anyone researching autism and Asperger syndrome. It is, as far as we are aware, the only database of published material on all aspects of autism, open for everyone to access on the web. It lists over 30,000 published research papers, books, articles, videos and other materials.
We are an 11-19 special school for children with learning difficulties and associated needs. We wanted to move away from IEPs and attainment based targets (although these are still set elsewhere) towards measuring outcomes for our students based around the skills that we are trying to develop in them.
This guidance document was produced to help pastoral teachers to construct outcomes using the SMART model.
The SLCF is a free online CPD tool from The Communication Trust, which sets out the skills and knowledge the workforce needs to support children and young people’s speech, language and communication. Individuals and groups can use the SLCF to evaluate their skills and highlight their learning needs, with tailored training and resource suggestions to support development.
A research project conducted by a literacy leader in KS3, to investigate what impact interventions based on reading for pleasure (STAR and Accelerated Reader) have on the self-perception and reading ability of students. Results indicate some positive outcomes.
A ‘One Stop Guide’ to run through key considerations for when planning to commission speech and language support in Primary and Secondary Schools. The guidance includes top tips on decision making around the service that is commissioned, practical steps to take to integrate services in to school and how to assess if it’s actually working.
The Communication Trust’s Developing and Using Evidence webpage is an interactive online resource helping the speech language and communication sector to take steps- big or small- towards understanding evidence and developing their own evidence base.
This one day session focuses on training for staff who support pupils on the autism spectrum who have complex needs. It aims to deepen participants’ understanding of autism and ways in which they can support pupil participation, including development of their personal and EHC Plans.
A comprehensive interactive assessment tool for pupils on the autism spectrum. It is designed to support staff in identifying learning priorities and measuring progress in areas which fall outside the national curriculum. These areas relate closely to autism ‘differences’ as identified within other AET materials and the impact of these on pupils’ social, emotional, independence and learning needs. It is based on a literature review and consultation with a wide range of people.
This presentation can be shared with any education professional. The presentation sets out the implications of the ‘assess-plan-do-review’ cycle’ for deaf children.
You can easily edit or add additional slides to make it relevant to the staff that you are delivering to.
Resource is free, but you will to register on the NatSIP website to access it.
The SEND Code of Practice requires schools to apply a graduated response to meeting the needs of pupils based on the assess-plan-do review cycle. This briefing note is intended to help schools follow this approach with pupils with MSI. Resource is free, but you will to register on the NatSIP website to access it.