Great ways to help autistic pupils

This eight-part series will give you practical suggestions for helping autistic children – during Autism Acceptance Week and all year long…

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What to do if a pupil with autism refuses to open up

If a child on the spectrum appears quiet and withdrawn, follow the ABC, suggests Robyn Steward

A letter to my autistic son’s new Reception teacher

My autistic boy is going to make your life harder, but please try to understand him, writes Danielle Duggins

Make your school less threatening to autistic pupils

Victoria Honeybourne offers some tips for keeping your children at ease when using shared spaces

How forest school lessons can help children with autism

For those with an autism spectrum disorder, the impact of time spent in nature can be especially dramatic, says Gordon Cairns

How autism affects girls and their social relationships

The landscape of female friendships can be tough to negotiate for anyone – but girls with ASC often have the wrong map altogether, explains Felicity Sedgewick

Using modelling to engage pupils with autism

Be the positive and supportive example your children need – Adele Devine explains how

How to get your visual timetables right

Visual timetables are a helpful tool, but only if they’re used properly, advises Lynn McCann

7 reasons why you need to look beyond the SEND label

Knowing which of your students have been diagnosed with a special educational need is crucial, says Gordon Cairns – but that’s just the start

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