How does autism impact students in your setting?

Do you have a clear picture of how autism impacts individual students, so you can provide tailored support and plan next steps?

To understand autistic students in greater depth you need to profile their differences. Creating an autism profile for each of your autistic students will help you support their individual growth and development. These profiles help mainstream schools, special schools and post 16 settings understand how autism impacts a student’s progress and how to remove barriers to learning.

Autism Progress can help your school create autism profiles and provide strategies to support your autistic students. It covers 4 key developmental areas: Communication, Social Interaction, Flexibility of Thought, Emotional Regulation.

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Autism Education: What is Autism?

Also known as Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Autism is a lifelong developmental condition which affects how people communicate and interact with the world. More than one in 100 people are on the autism spectrum and there are around 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK. Autism is a spectrum condition and affects people in different ways. Like all people, autistic people have their own strengths and weaknesses.

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4 Key Developmental Areas

Autism Progress supports four key developmental areas that autistic pupils struggle with:

How to support autistic students

By giving a student an autism education profile, you gain a deeper understanding of their different thinking styles. Autism Progress will help you develop approaches and strategies that allow autistic students to better understand and contribute to the world around them.

Every autistic individual is unique and no two people are likely to have the same experience of autism as each other. However, someone who is autistic often has difficulties in 4 key areas – Communication, Social Interaction, Flexibility of Thought and Emotional Regulation. We have used these four developmental areas as a basis for our Autism Progress framework, allowing you to paint a detailed picture of each individual and their ability in these areas. 

What do schools think of Autism Progress?

Here’s what some of our customer schools have said about Autism Progress

“At last a set of statements and strategies which are relevant and useful
in the assessment of autistic children!”

“It helps show areas that are causing issues and helps to inform staff in dealing with behaviour and learning.”

“This profiling tool is both relevant and useful for the assessment of autistic children.
The support strategies it recommends provide a solid foundation for each individual student’s development.”

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Are you looking for better ways to support autistic students in your school?

More and more pupils are coming into schools showing autistic traits but there is limited external support available. Autism is a spectrum and there is no one way that works for all pupils. Autism profiles can help to understand how autism impacts each individual.

Find out how autism profiling can improve outcomes for autistic students – Watch our FREE webinar!

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See how Autism Progress can help with supporting autism in your setting

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Mainstream schools

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Special schools

Need strategies to support autistic students who have a ‘spiky’ developmental profile?

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Post 16 settings

Need help to guide autistic individuals into suitable employment?

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