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The Autism Inclusion Toolkit
Training Materials and Facilitator Notes



April 2008 | 128 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
'This resource will be very valuable for professionals planning in-service training to assist settings to develop as Autistic Spectrum Disorder-friendly environments…the training would also help all settings become truly inclusive and friendly for all children and young people' - Special Children

Includes CD-Rom

A growing number of pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) are educated in mainstream settings. To support them effectively and maximise their learning potential, it is essential that all school staff fully understand their needs.

This complete training package can be delivered during staff meetings and on INSET days, to ensure autism-friendly practice throughout the school.

This toolkit demonstrates the value of using self-evaluation tools to improve services and includes:

- a CD Rom with PowerPoint slides

- guidance on how best to deliver INSET

- activities and case studies to facilitate discussion

- discussions of issues for consideration in relation to School Access Plans and the Disability Equality Duty

- advice on useful resources, literature and web sites.

Teachers, SENCOs and management staff in primary and secondary schools will find this an essential training resource.

 
Introduction
 
Section 1: How to use the materials
 
Section 2: Living with ASD: Same World; Different Perspectives
 
Section 3: The Impact of the Triad of Impairment
 
Section 4: Sensory Issues
 
Section 5: Educational Implications of ASDs
 
Section 6: Creating an ASD Friendly Environment
 
Section 7 Behaviour Management
 
Section 8: Pupil Participation and Peer Group Awareness
 
Section 9: Working with Parents
 
Section 10: Planning for Transition
 
Section 11: Tried and Tested Strategies
 
Section 12: Carrying Out a School Audit
 
Section 13: Useful Contacts
 
References
 
Annex
 
Glossary

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter One PDF


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