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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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Mentoring autistic students at university

Carl Cameron is autistic and works as a Specialist Autism Mentor for the National Autistic Society, and is also a member of the Hull Autism Partnership Board. Carl shares his experience of mentoring...

Building capacity: an online resource

Middletown Centre for Autism, partners of Network Autism, have developed an online resource offering information and advice on supporting autistic children and young people to lead independent lives...

Good autism practice in schools: an online resource

Middletown Centre for Autism, partners of Network Autism, have developed an online resource for education professionals offering a range of educational resources and ideas for good autism practice....

Sensory processing: an online resource

Middletown Centre for Autism, partners of Network Autism, have produced an online sensory processing resource aimed at supporting autistic children and young people and the professionals working with...

Using Lego therapy with autistic pupils

Claire Brodie and Vicky Mather, Specialist Teachers in East Sussex, discuss a Lego-based therapy project piloted in their school, which aimed to support pupils’ social communication skills. Download...

Developing specialist education for autistic pupils

West Kirby School and College created 'The Zone', an independent space within the school, to provide bespoke, intensive 1-1 support for pupils who are unable to access the more formal learning...

Drama classes for young autistic people

Caroline Newall, Director of Artistic Development at the National Theatre of Scotland, discusses Limitless, a collaborative theatre and drama project for autistic children and young people. The...

Developing an autism school

The National Autistic Society’s Anderson School in Essex will open in September 2017 to autistic students aged 11 to 19. This interview with the Headteacher Gary Simm, first published in Your Autism...

Outdoor learning for young autistic people

Naj D’Silva is a Senior Teacher at The Holmewood School in London and last year set up outdoor learning camps for autistic young people. In this article she discusses why she founded the Footprints...

The Rainbow Project: supporting autistic pre-school children

Amanda Haydock discusses The Rainbow Project, a specialist, supportive environment for pre-school autistic children. She explains why she set the project up and outlines the approaches they use to...

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