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Read case studies written by professionals working in autism. Find out what others have done, what works and what the challenges have been. Find out how you can contribute and share your work.

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Serendipity Adult Social Group Project

Jamie Pratt is the Coordinator of the Serendipity Social Group Project run by Autism Hampshire. Here he outlines how the project came to light and the unique way in which the groups are run by and...

Why the need for autism-friendly/relaxed performances

In this article, Heather Wildsmith, Cultural Access Manager at the National Autistic Society (NAS), who has recently worked as advisor on The Lion King autism-friendly performances, explains the need...

Transforming educational provision for autistic pupils

In this case study Dr Yo Dunn, an autistic Consultant and Trainer, and Toni Macartney, Head Teacher of St. Clement’s School, describe the key components of a school improvement project which has...

Enablement project for autistic adults

In this article Ute Vann and Sandra Gasson, from Kent County Council, discuss a project that is assessing the effectiveness of a specialist enablement service for autistic adults. The service uses a...

Support for autistic people in the criminal justice system

In this article Dr Colin Dale, Chief Executive of Caring Solutions (UK) Ltd, and Brenda Crossley, an Associate of Caring Solutions (UK) Ltd, discuss the support available for autistic people in the...

Transitioning from education to employment

In this article Graham Quinn, Executive Principal of the New Bridge Group, describes how they support young people in the transition from education to employment. Graham outlines the various projects...

Pre-school to primary transitions for autistic children

In this article Jacky Wyatt, a Reception Teacher in a mainstream primary school, gives us her advice on the transition to primary school for autistic children. Jacky won an award this year for...

The first day of school!

In this article Victoria Hatton, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Inclusion Teacher in a mainstream secondary school, explores how to support children and young people with autism on their first day of...

Why is occupational therapy important for autistic children?

In this article Corinna Laurie, specialist occupational therapist consulting at the NAS Helen Allison School and director of Evolve Childrens's Therapy Services Ltd, explains what occupation therapy...

A school without noise

In this article, Tony Sullivan, managing director of Academy21, discusses how attending an online school can provide a solution for children struggling in a mainstream classroom environment. Tony...

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