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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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SCERTS framework used for core difficulties associated with ASC

In this article Jo Lunn, specialist teaching assistant and Ruth Burtonwood, speech and language therapist give an overview of SCERTS; what it is, how it's a valuable framework to assess needs and...

App developed to aid independence

In this article Louise Higgs, Choices App and Interactive Tablet Co-ordinator at the NAS, discusses the in-house developed Choices app which helps to promote independence by putting decision making...
In this article Phil Evans, Ask autism consultant for the National Autistic Socierty, writes about Auchestra - a documentary looking at the relationship between music and autism through the work of ...

Creating sustainable employment for adults on the autism spectrum

In this article, Viola Sommer, project manager at auticon, a German social enterprise, describes how the organisation employs 40 members of staff with Asperger syndrome in permanent positions across...

KiVa: an evidence-based anti-bullying programme for schools

This article describes the KiVa anti-bullying programme for schools, and outlines evidence for its effectiveness and the research currently underway in the UK. Research has demonstrated that the...

Supporting autistic people to transition into university life

In this article, Birmingham City University's Dawn Loizou and Kate Waugh discuss their Summer School for autistic students, which has been designed to help make a positive transition to life at...

South Devon College - good practice example of transition working

In this article, Libby Richards of South Devon College tells us about their specialist autism unit called The Lodge and their approach and experience of transition. Download a PDF version of this ...

PAWS for thought: Can pet dogs help families with a child with autism?

In this article Dr Corri Waitt, research coordinator at Dogs for the Disabled summarises her work in the Parents Autism Workshops & Support (PAWS) research programme. PAWS for thought: Can pet...

Autism in Practice

All Network Autism members receive our quarterly e-newsletter, Autism in Practice, written by Phil Evans, journalist and autism speaker. Each uniquely themed newsletter contains four comprehensive...

Busy Bees:an early intervention model

This article describes a multiagency intervention for very young children with a diagnosis of autism.  The aim of Busy bees is to create a 'one stop shop' where parents can meet other parents in the...

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