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.
Network Autism is a place where professionals share ideas and discuss good practice, helping you to find solutions. Network Autism offers the latest autism news, research and good practice, special interest groups and exclusive articles from autism specialists. Watch the introductory video to learn how Network Autism could help you.
A video outlining the education provision at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. It is designed as part of a research project aiming to improve the efficiency of communication with children's 'home school' whilst they are in hospital.
Jude Ragan is Head Teacher at Queensmill School and teaches a Masters’ Degree Course in SEN/Autism. She has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship at London Institute for Education and an OBE, both for services to autism education. In this interview Jude discusses autism and anxiety in school.
This secondary school was finding it hard to support pupils with increasingly complex SEN, particularly in humanities subjects.They were creative with their provision, including TA hours and pupil premium funding, and set up a KS3 humanities class with nurture as a focus.This has been very positively received, and there is evidence of impact from a Speech and Language Therapist as well as increased enjoyment from the pupils for these subjects.
It can be more difficult for teachers to understand how best to support pupils with a demand avoidant profile. This is because traditional management techniques such as structure, routine and rewards that can work for pupils with other autism profiles are generally ineffective.
Here we have information from a NAS teacher on how to support pupils with this profile.