Preparing Autistic & SEND Children for going back to school

[MEMBERS VERSION] Available as part of the Getting it Right Membership

This short, video-based online course provides practical help and resources to help you prepare your Autistic and SEND children to go back to school when the time comes.
INCLUDES CERTIFICATE
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Fantastic SEND knowledge

Maria Ramsay

This has by far been the best bite size CPD I have done in a long time. Sharing knowledge and encourage a good practice model. Thank you

This has by far been the best bite size CPD I have done in a long time. Sharing knowledge and encourage a good practice model. Thank you

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Absolute Godsend!

Azra Medic

Brilliant course so many tips and strategies to start using in preparation to restart school.

Brilliant course so many tips and strategies to start using in preparation to restart school.

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Thought provoking

Sarah Powers

Great resources, which will be really useful to use with all students. It also highlights perhaps some areas that we may have forgotten about whilst being in...

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Great resources, which will be really useful to use with all students. It also highlights perhaps some areas that we may have forgotten about whilst being in our own bubbles at home or even as some of us have been working, it is easy to forget how it has been for others.

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Fantastic course

helena royston

Excellent ideas, materials and practical support.

Excellent ideas, materials and practical support.

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ASD Return to school

alison Davies

Some lovely reminders of good practise for all staff/families working and supporting children and young people. We are going into a new phase, this is unkno...

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Some lovely reminders of good practise for all staff/families working and supporting children and young people. We are going into a new phase, this is unknown but by using what we know works for the children and young people we work with and support it can be successful, supporting and calm.

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Prepare autistic &send children back to school

sandra Thomas

Excellent visual aids

Excellent visual aids

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First Class

Cath Pankhurst

Crammed full of really useful advice & resources to help us prepare for the next steps in these uncertain times.

Crammed full of really useful advice & resources to help us prepare for the next steps in these uncertain times.

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Worth the time !

jacqueline crackel

Very thorough thank you

Very thorough thank you

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So informative!

Michelle Higgs

Excellent course, this has given me lots to reflect on and put in place prior to the children returning to school. Thank you so much!

Excellent course, this has given me lots to reflect on and put in place prior to the children returning to school. Thank you so much!

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Wow

Sandra Hamblin

Some interesting facts and resources!!

Some interesting facts and resources!!

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Inspiring

alison Holt

Very interesting opening minds of some different approaches in returning back to school

Very interesting opening minds of some different approaches in returning back to school

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What you'll learn on this course

This course is for Senior Leaders, Teaching staff and Parents and explains the wide variety of issues we need to consider and suggests practical strategies and plans you can put into place. There are sample social stories and additional articles to download and share to help reintegrate our Autistic and SEND children whatever their lockdown experience has been. With the outlook full of uncertainty, this course helps you do what you can now and will be updated when relevant government announcements are made.

  • 1

    Finding hope in the familiar

    • Finding hope in the familiar

  • 2

    There has to be a transition period

    • There has to be a transition period

  • 3

    Considering the child’s lockdown experience

    • Considering the child's lockdown experience

  • 4

    Communication issues

    • Communication issues

  • 5

    Social Interaction issues

    • Social interaction issues

  • 6

    Sensory needs

    • Sensory needs

  • 7

    Independence and adapting to change

    • Independence and adapting to change

  • 8

    Practical planning for schools

    • Practical planning for schools

  • 9

    Emotional Support

    • Emotional Support

  • 10

    The academic gap

    • The academic gap

    • Your next steps ...

    • Share this course

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.

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.