Supporting Autistic Learners in the Secondary Classroom

This is a comprehensive overview of all the key things to consider in supporting autistic learners in a secondary setting. Available as part of the Getting it Right membership or for individual purchase.
Supporting autistic learners (primary / secondary)
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Supporting Autistic Learners in the Secondary Classroom

ian Brinkman

This was an extremely useful course. It highlighted so many issues and provided sound applicable methods to help or overcome these issues. Fantastic!

This was an extremely useful course. It highlighted so many issues and provided sound applicable methods to help or overcome these issues. Fantastic!

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What you'll learn on this course

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Aims for the Supporting Autistic Students in Secondary School Course

    • Introduction - Growing up autistic

  • 2

    Part 1

    • What is Autism?

    • Autism in Girls

    • Communication

    • Sensory Systems

    • Social Interaction

    • Activity (Stars and mirror)

    • Thinking differences

    • Transition into Secondary School

    • Sensory issues at secondary school

    • Bullying and how to help

    • When we are challenged by behaviours

    • Transition After Year 11

    • Summary and Community Discussion

  • 3

    Part 2

    • Information for subject teachers

    • Top Tips for Supporting Autistic Students in your Secondary Classes

    • Ten top tips for the classroom

    • Communication advice in the classroom

    • When autistic students are struggling

    • Conversation Confidence

    • Social groups and games

    • Social detectives

    • Autism & Homework

    • Supporting exams for Autistic Students

    • Downloads & Resources

    • Summary & Community Discussion

  • 4

    Summary

    • Quiz - Test Your Learning

    • Training Evaluation & Feedback

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.

  • £10.00 / month

    Individual Membership

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  • £50.00 / month

    Small School [ <50 staff]

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  • £100.00 / month

    Medium School [ <100 staff]

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  • £200.00 / month

    Large School [100+ staff]

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Or, buy this course as a one-time purchase

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.