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 practical resource designed to support teachers to work effectively with pupils on the autism spectrum. The booklet provides details of resources available, and will allow online access to 44 resources for a one off payment of £29.99.
This one day session is designed for staff who have a leadership role that includes responsibility for developing provision for pupils on the autism spectrum within a school setting, and who may train or lead other staff in their setting. This session will bring lead practitioners from a range of organisations together to discuss, share and develop practice and understanding. It is suitable for practitioners working both mainstream and specialist settings
This half a day course deepens delegates’ understanding, including theories of autism. Advancing skills in developing and applying strategies to facilitate progress and achievement, for teachers, teaching assistants and SENDCos. This session is suitable for practitioners working with school-age pupils on the autism spectrum in mainstream services. Practitioners in specialist settings who work with pupils with complex needs should undertake the one day complex needs module.
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 one day training event has been designed to support all practitioners working directly with pupils on the autism spectrum to develop their practice.Provides practical knowledge, hands-on tools and techniques, guidelines and activities to support practitioners to reflect on and improve their own practice. Training is delivered via a network of specialist Training Hubs across the UK.
The standards have been designed for use across all types of educational settings from mainstream to special and specialist, for pupils from the ages of 5 – 16 years, at all levels of ability. The standards mirror the categories established by the AET training hubs materials. There are interactive links from the set of standards to resources that demonstrate how a school or provider might implement practice or policy. The standards also link to the AET schools autism competency framework
Developed by the Autism Centre for Education and Research (ACER) at the University of Birmingham in collaboration with consultants with expertise in autism. The framework sets out the knowledge and skills that are required for professionals in educational settings working with pupils on the autism spectrum. These competencies have been revised and updated for the AET by Genium in 2015.The framework is presented as a self-evaluation tool that practitioners can use to rate their current practice.
A 90-minute basic autism awareness training course suitable for teaching and non-teaching staff who need an understanding of autism in their role, including office staff, governors, caretakers, lunchtime supervisors, drivers and escorts, working in mainstream or special schools, as well as those working in specialist settings for children from the ages of 5–16.
A guide to the use of the AET materials by Local Authorities, support services and schools.
It provides information about the Autism Education Trust (AET) school programme and how it has been implemented and developed by Birmingham Communication and Autism team (CAT) for use in over 420 mainstream schools and some independent and specialist settings.
Written and compiled by Birmingham Communication and Autism team (CAT).