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Autism for Teachers

An online training resource base, built to enhance the knowledge, skills and practice of teachers and support assistants in meeting the individual needs of autistic learners.

Helping teachers to...

Be prepared and equipped to meet the diverse abilities and needs in your class.

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Efficiently manage, de-escalate and minimise challenging behaviour

Confidently lead their team of support assistants to maximise impact

What is Autism for Teachers?

Watch the video to find out more!

What Our Course Participants Have To Say!

Mrs Julie Gibbs

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Michelle Selimi

Parent and Teaching Assistant
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Katy Edwards

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Becca Yoder

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Rachael Longworth

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Philippa Scott-Hall Stewart

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Anonymous

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Ann Iruobe

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Michelle Cardy

Teacher

Joni Fury

Teacher in a specialist provision

Naomi

Parent and Teacher

How Will This Course Benefit Me?

Expand your knowledge of autism, communication needs, sensory processing, emotional regulation and social interaction, and practical ways you can help and support.
Have a ‘tool-box’ of evidence-based strategies, resources and skills, that you can use to support different individual abilities and needs
Have a personalised plan for each key area of development and how you can implement support strategies to enhance children’s progress

Feel confident with implementing different support strategies and speaking about the impact with other professionals

Ready to Learn More?!

Access any time

Complete the course at times convenient for you. Our flexible, on-demand content allows you to log in and complete as you go, plus you can revisit the content if needed! Suitable for busy teachers!

Bitesize videos

Each section of the course is broken down into short video modules, allowing you to easily follow the content. The modules are full of invaluable, to-the-point information and resources.

Practical advice

With a vast wealth of knowledge and experience, each video is filled with practical advice that you can implement immediately.

Downloadable resources

Each key focus in the course (8) comes with downloadable resources including visual supports, slides, reflection tasks and other helpful resources. These will help support your learning and practice.

Support

Ongoing support is offered through chat boxes on each of the course videos.

Device compatible

Our courses can be completed on whatever your preferred device is, either via your browser or the Teachable app.

8 Key Focus Areas

Each comes with downloadable resources and teaching resources

1. Autism and Practical Support

Broaden your knowledge about autism and how you can help and support​

Learn how to identify the personalised needs of autistic individuals. Gain practical strategies and helpful skills in supporting communication, sensory processing and thinking.

Broaden your knowledge about autism and how you can help and support​

13 Lessons - 1.5 hours

2. Inclusive Teaching Strategies

Practical strategies to enhance the learning of children with diverse needs

Gain a ‘toolbox’ of effective, evidence-based strategies, designed to meet the diverse learning needs of children. These inclusive strategies that will support all children.

Practical strategies to enhance the learning of children with diverse needs

19 Lessons - 1.5 hours

3. Help My Communication

How to enable autistic children to communicate, develop functional communication and increase vocabulary

Explore early communication development and effective, evidence-based methods that can help children express their needs and wants. You will learn hands-on ways to develop a child’s attention, functional communication and vocabulary.

How to enable autistic children to communicate, develop functional communication and increase vocabulary

22 Lessons - 1.5 hours

4. Help My Social Interaction

How to support the development of attention, social interaction and play skills, to help children form relationships

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.

How to support the development of attention, social interaction and play skills, to help children form relationships

11 Lessons - 1.5 hours

5. Help My Emotional Regulation

How to support a child's behaviour and strategies to regulate their emotions

Learn how to identify why a child is behaving in a certain way and simple strategies to help them regulate their emotions. This includes how to teach children to identify and respond to their emotions in a way that is helpful to them (rather than escalating to challenging behaviour).

How to support a child's behaviour and strategies to regulate their emotions

13 Lessons - 1.5 hours

6. Help My Sensory Processing

How to identify and support the different sensory needs of children

Gain a greater understanding of different sensory needs and the 8 sensory systems. Get equipped with practical ways in which you can support sensory regulation and have the confidence to implement sensory regulation strategies immediately.

How to identify and support the different sensory needs of children

17 Lessons - 1.5 hours

7. Help My Transitions

How to help autistic children manage transitions and change

Get an insight into autistic thinking and why transitions can be particularly challenging. Learn a range of evidence-based strategies to support transitions and help children be fully prepared for the changes that may occur.

How to help autistic children manage transitions and change

12 Lessons - 1.5 hours

8. Leading A Team Of Teaching Assistants

How to be an effective class leader and maximise the impact of Teaching Assistants

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

How to be an effective class leader and maximise the impact of Teaching Assistants

8 Lessons - 1.5 hours

Access the Course Content On Any Device and Any Time!

Autism for Teachers

Hi, I'm Steph Reed, Your Teacher!

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

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 (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator) Inclusion Leader and Autism Outreach Leader.

In recent years, I have upskilled many adults including parents, teachers, SENCO’s and support assistants with practical skills and knowledge to maximise children’s potential.

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Extra Bonuses!

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The courses will be taught through a series of bitesize videos, downloadable resources and reflection tasks, that you will have access to via a login and password. You can complete the course content at your own pace and you will receive a certificate after completion of the course.

There is approximately 12 hours of content in the course. This can be done at your own pace and in your own time. 

You can access the content whenever you want during a 1 year period!

Yes! You can purchase a group training licence to share the content, which also comes with certificates for multiple people. Please email admin@autismspectrumteacher.com for all group training orders.

Yes! Please email admin@autismspectrumteacher.com 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.

Join Now!

Autism for Teachers

£249
  • Autism Teaching Framework
  • 8 Focus Areas of Support Strategies & Resources
  • Bitesize Videos
  • Certificate
  • 1 Year Access
  • Bonus Teaching Resources

Packages for Schools

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Multiple Users

Discount rate applies when purchasing more than one individual user account.

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Site Licence

An account for every member of staff including one for group training (staff and parents).

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Group Training

For use during INSET, staff meetings, parents workshops or other group training scenarios.

Or please contact info@autismforteachers.com for further information or to see a free demo.

Have Any Questions? Please Get in Touch

07523 389482