Autism for Teachers

The professional development programme upskilling teachers and teaching assistants to confidently nurture the learning of autistic children who have complex needs

With access-anytime resources including bitesize training videos and downloadable teaching aids, this course is ideal for busy school staff!

Empowering educators to...

Feel prepared and equipped to meet complex autistic needs

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De-escalate and reduce dysregulation that can lead to 'challenging behaviour'

Confidently lead and deploy team members to maximise learning

What is Autism for Teachers?

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What's Included?

Autism for Teachers

Gain a wealth of strategies and resources, saving you...

How will Autism for Teachers benefit me?

★ Expand your knowledge about autism and practical ways to support communication , sensory processing, behaviour, emotional regulation and social interaction, to help learners reach their potential.
★ Gain personalised support and feedback related to your students and their individual needs to help you implement support that really makes an impact.

★ Have a ‘tool-box’ of evidence-based strategies, resources and skills, as well as real-life examples, that you can use straight away to support individual abilities and needs.
★ Feel confident with implementing different support strategies, leading a team and speaking about impact and progress with other professionals and parents.

The Impact Teaching Framework

 BUILD KNOWLEDGE about neurodiversity, autism and supporting individual needs.

 LEARN STRATEGIES that are practical and evidence-based, focused on developing communication, emotional regulation, social relationships and supporting sensory needs and behaviour.

 PLAN SUPPORT via a coaching model of questioning to help you reflect on your current provision and next steps to further support children’s needs.

 IMPLEMENT PRACTICE that makes an impact, with support to put the strategies you’ve learnt, into action!

Course Modules Included in Autism for Teachers

Taught through bitesize videos and downloadable resources

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Autism and Neurodiversity
13 videos/ 1.5 hours

Broaden your knowledge about autism, neurodiversity and practical ways to support in the key areas of communication, understanding and sensory processing.

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Inclusive Teaching Strategies
22 videos/ 2 hours

Learn practical teaching approaches and support strategies that will enhance the learning of neurodivergent and neurotypical children and young people.

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Help My Communication
22 videos/ 2 hours

Explore early communication development strategies and approaches and how to help children express their needs and wants. You will learn hands-on ways to develop children’s attention, functional communication and vocabulary.

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Help My Social Relationships
12 videos/ 1.5 hours

Learn practical strategies to develop early play and social interaction skills. Gain a ‘tool box’ of things you can do to enhance children’s play, turn taking and interaction.

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Help My Emotional Regulation
13 videos/ 1.5 hours

Learn why a child may be behaving in a specific way and how to help them identify and respond to their emotions in a way that is helpful to them (rather than escalating to ‘challenging behaviour’).

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Help My Sensory Processing
17 videos/ 1.5.hours

Learn about different sensory needs and the 8 sensory systems. Get equipped with practical ways that you can support sensory regulation and have the confidence to implement these strategies straight away.

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Help My Transitions
12 videos/ 1.5 hours

Get an insight into autistic thinking and why transitions can be particularly distressing. Learn a range of evidence-based strategies to help children’s transition smoothly, that reduce anxiety and ‘meltdowns’.

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Leading a Team of Teaching Assistants
9 videos/ 1.5 hours

Learn inspiring ways to deploy support assistants and enhance the practice of your team. You will learn strategies to build a stable support network around you and enhance the value in which a class team brings to the children, teaching and learning.

Ready to Learn More?!

Access any time

Access the course videos, resources and forums at times convenient to you. Our on-demand content allows you to log in and complete as you go, plus you can revisit the content if needed. Suitable for busy educators!

Bitesize videos

Each module is broken down into short videos, allowing you to easily follow the content. The videos are full of valuable, to-the-point information and resources.

Practical advice

Each course is filled with specialist, practical advice that you can implement immediately.

Downloadable resources

Each module comes with downloadable resources such as visual supports, teaching aids, reflection tasks and other helpful resources. These will support your learning and practice.

Interactive forums

Ongoing support is offered through the interactive forums where you can connect with others as well as ask for feedback, help and advice at any time.

Device compatible

The course material can be completed on whatever your preferred device is, either via your internet browser or the Teachable app.

Hi, I'm Steph Reed, Your Teacher!

l am an independent Autism Specialist Teacher and School Consultant, working with various schools and services in London and internationally.

Over the past 15 years, I have taught many autistic children and young people, with a wide variety of abilities and complex needs, and I have previously held leadership roles including SENCo, Inclusion Leader and School Autism Outreach Leader.

In recent years, I have upskilled hundreds of adults including parents, teachers and SENCO’s with practical skills to teach autistic children.

I have collated all of the most helpful and valuable information and resources for teachers and teaching assistants all in one place, this training programme – Autism for Teachers.

Steph Reed Autism Spectrum Teacher

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Frequently Asked Questions

Anyone teaching or supporting autistic children and young people in educational settings. This includes teachers, support assistants, SENCO’s and children’s professionals.

The courses are taught through a series of bitesize videos with downloadable teaching resources and reflection questions.

You will access the course content via a login and password and can do this at any time.

There are 8 modules broken down into bitesize videos. Each module takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

The course can be completed at times suitable to you. 

For 1 year if you purchase all the courses.

If you subscribe to the monthly membership, you will have access for the duration of your memberhship

If you are subscribing to a monthly membership, this can be done online, further down this page.

If you are purchasing individual courses or a site licence, you can pay via invoice. Please contact [email protected].

Yes! This is what the monthly membership and site licence is intended for. Sign up below on this page.

Yes! Please email [email protected] and speak to us about a site licence.

We will be available to offer you support at any time during the course, just an email or phone call away!

The courses are designed to give you valuable information and skills, however, if you are not 100% satisfied with the course and let us know within 30 days of purchasing, you will receive a full refund.

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One Payment

All modules
£ 249
  • Access all course modules
  • Interactive forums
  • Specialist advice and feedback
  • Impact teaching framework
  • Certificate
  • Save £100!
  • 30 day money back guarantee

Monthly Membership

1 module per month
£ 35 per month
  • 1 course module per month
  • Interactive forums
  • Specialist advice and feedback
  • Impact teaching framework
  • Certificate
  • Cancel at any time

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