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For ideas in the classroom and ways to make your workplace more inclusive, download our free autism resources.

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For parents and teachers

What are visual stories?

Struggling with visual stories? This short resource will show you what should be in a good visual story and how to make it work for you and your pupils.

An example of a visual story

Person-centred planning tools

Download our person-centred planning template to use for your pupils. Complete the blank pages or use as a template to create your own! More information on person-centred planning can be found in the starting school resource. For more information on PCPs check out our blog.

Person-centred planning tools

Visual resources

From visual timetables, to now and next boards, to a days of the week spinner, download our handy visual resources. These can be a great tool for supporting with transitions at school and at home.

Screenshot from visual resources download

Starting school resource pack

Our starting school resource pack is full of hints and tips for teachers and parents. Within this resource you will also find information on person-centred planning, example pupil profiles as well as a whole range of visual resources such as timetables and now and then boards.

School starter resource pack

A home schooling guide for parents

Home schooling raises a number of challenges for children and parents. This resource is packed with tips and ideas to support you when educating your child at home. From tips for establishing routine and building focus to keeping an eye on mental health, our home schooling guide will guide you through the process. The accompanying resource pack has some helpful templates you may find useful.

Tips for home schooling

Autism and eating

Lots of children experience challenges with eating. We have prepared a range of resources for understanding, identifying and tackling feeding difficulties. Visit our autism and eating page for top tips for healthy eating, information on food modifications and how to make food fun.

Gingerbread man art visual recipe

Autism and mental health

Knowing what to look out for and how to get the right support is so important. Take a look at our autism and mental health page and check out our range of example visual stories based around different aspects of mental health.

When I feel sad social story thumbnail

For employers

Employability toolkit

We want to see more autistic people in work. Our toolkit has a range of information to help employers create an inclusive working environment. From tips on communication, to examples of reasonable adjustments and resources to get you started, the toolkit is full of helpful tips and ideas. Download the pack or request a hard copy to get started. You can also enrol in our free employability training; all about autism and how to create an inclusive working environment.

Top tips for reasonable adjustments

Employees and interview autistic candidates will require different adjustments depending on the role they are doing/applying for. Here are some simple tips to make your workplace more inclusive.

Top 10 tips for reasonable adjustments

For more information on autism, visit our About Autism section where you will find detailed information on topics such as communication, diagnosis, education and more.

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