Autism in the early years

A long awaited course to aid the collection of observations. With checklists to help with the diagnostic process and includes interviews with teachers working with autistic children. Available as part of the Getting it Right membership or for individual purchase.
Autism in the early years

Course Reviews

5 star rating

Autism in the early years

Annette Concannon

Brilliant course with great information to use within my base setting.

Brilliant course with great information to use within my base setting.

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5 star rating

understanding Autism

Sepideh Nejah

A very helpful course for, Understanding autistic children.

A very helpful course for, Understanding autistic children.

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What you will learn on this course

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Introduction and aims of the Early Years course

    • Resource List

  • 2

    Part 1

    • Recognising Autism in the early years

    • What To Notice And The Diagnosis Pathways

    • Sensory Processing

    • Understanding behaviour

    • Interview with an EYFS teacher - Identification of Autism

  • 3

    Part 2

    • SEND Code of Practise (England) and EYFS support plans

    • Autism friendly EYFS environments

    • Interview with an EYFS teacher – the nursery environment

    • Speech and language therapist – Supporting Echolalia

    • Speech and language therapist – Developing communication

    • Interview with an EYFS teacher – Communication

    • Play

    • Attention Autism

    • Sensory Stories

    • A Sensory Story using a story book read by Lynn

    • TEACCH

    • Interview with an EYFS teacher – play, teaching and learning

    • Speech and language – using visuals in the Early Years classroom

    • Interview with an EYFS teacher – social interaction for all

  • 4

    Part 3

    • Speech and Language how to work with a SLT.

    • Interview with an EYFS teacher – Top Tips for EYFS teachers

    • Transitions

    • Copy of the resource list

    • QUIZ - Autism and the Early Years

This course is available for individual purchase or as part of the Getting it Right membership, starting at just £10 per month for individual membership.

Or, buy this course as a one-time purchase

Get TWO MONTHS FREE when you choose an annual membership. Get in touch to find out more.

How do whole school memberships work? Join today, or contact us to purchase via PO / invoice and we will provide a voucher code for all your staff to enrol or we can bulk enrol all your staff.

Your Instructor

Instructor

Lynn McCann

Lynn McCann and her Team at Reachout ASC are a centre of excellence in supporting autistic children and young people in the education system. They are currently working closely with parents and schools to support their autistic pupils through the lockdown. Lynn is the author of three books for teachers, and delivers training and speaking engagements around the country. The team specialises in supporting educational accessibility, mental wellbeing and personal development with their autistic students.