Support Attainment In English For Pupils With Autism

This is a course for anyone who is working with pupils with autistic tendencies or diagnosis. Following on from our ‘Spot and Support Autism’, we take a more in depth look at how being on the Autistic Spectrum can affect attainment in school. We will unpick the triad of impairment; the 3 core areas that help define ASC and develop our understanding of how a child may be operating within these. From here we can unpick the areas of the English curriculum which present the most challenges. Most importantly we’ll look at what practically we can do to support our pupils navigate what can often be a very difficult, confusing and unfulfilling journey. 

Your Trainer – Julie Watson

Julie is a practising SENCo and experienced Inclusion Manager, Looked After Pupils’ teacher and national and international trainer. Having worked at local authority level as a consultant and the as a school improvement partner she is passionate that all pupils should have the opportunity to reach their full potential given the appropriate support.  As she believes we are all SEND teachers, training should enable staff to feel confident to alter and adapt learning to meet the huge variety of needs they will face during their career. 


What You Can Expect

This course is an on demand video course that you can watch at a pace to suit you. The content is delivered in bite sized videos that will take less than an hour to watch in total. Implementing the ideas will take longer of course!

Whilst the videos are designed to be watched as a series, you might choose to come back and dip in and out of particular modules to refresh your knowledge.

At the end of the course there is a short activity to help you reflect on what you’ve learned and consider how to take it forwards. It’s absolutely up to you whether you decide to do this, but many people who do tell us that it helps them to apply what they’ve learned to their current context and think clearly about what practical next steps they can take to have a positive impact with their new knowledge, understanding and skills.

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Course Includes

  • 10 Modules
  • Course Certificate