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Emotional wellbeing in autistic students: an interview with Justin Price

Justin Price is Head Teacher at Freemantles School in Woking which support children and young people with complex communication needs, many of whom are autistic. Since taking on this role Justin and...
Dr Clare Lawrence is a Senior Lecturer in Teacher Development at Bishop Grosseteste University and the author of Autism and Flexischooling – a shared Classroom and Homeschooling approach. Here Clare...

Axcis education blog

Axcis, our fantastic exclusive sponsors, have kindly agreed to contribute to a quarterly blog for the site. Axcis is the leading supplier of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) staff in...

Resources to support autistic pupils with exams

Exams can be stressful for all students, but particularly for autistic children and young people who may struggle with revision and the exams themselves. We have put together a number of articles and...

Teaching children with ADHD

Graham Chatterley is assistant head at a school in Warrington for pupils with a range of special educational needs, and two of his children have a diagnosis of autism. Here Graham suggests that...

Preparing autistic children and young people for exams

Sarah Wild, Headteacher at Limpsfield Grange School, offers some advice on supporting autistic children and young people with GCSE examimations, from preparing and revision to exam practice and...

Teaching secondary school autistic students

Lynn McCann is an Autism Specialist teacher, trainer and author. Here Lynn gives us her top five tips on teaching autistic students in secondary school, taken from her latest book “How to support...

Autism in Finland

As part of our 'autism around the world' series, experts from Finland discuss autism in their country. They explore diagnosis, education, support for autistic children and adults and explain Finland'...

Planning for an autism friendly Christmas

Sue Goldman is an autism education specialist offering support, advice and teaching to autistic children, their families and educational settings. In this article, originally published by our...

Supporting autistic parents

Kabie Brook, an autistic parent and chairperson/co-founder of Autism Rights Group Highland (ARGH), gives advice for professionals on how to support autistic parents. This article first appeared in...

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