The National Autistic Society and Pears Foundation Women & Girls Online Module

The National Autistic Society and Pears Foundation Women & Girls Online Module

New online module: learning about women and girls with autism

An update on the progress and achievements of the National Autistic Society and Pears Foundation Women & Girls Online Module project.

03 July 2017/Number of views (737)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
Conference round-up: SEND issues in the spotlight

Conference round-up: SEND issues in the spotlight

Review of the Special Schools, Specialist and Alternative Provision Conference 2017

Everyday issues that affect SEND professionals were tackled head on at the new format Special Schools, Specialist and Alternative Provision Conference in Birmingham on 9 and 10 March 2017.

14 March 2017/Number of views (3074)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Classroom
Making a difference for autistic girls and women

Making a difference for autistic girls and women

Broadcaster and campaigner Carrie Grant asks how girls with autism can find their voice, and are we truly listening?

How does an autistic person get heard and understood? How do they find their voice? How do we hear their voice? And are we giving space to hear the autistic voice?

30 January 2017/Number of views (3601)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Blogs
Girls and Autism: Flying Under the Radar (nasen 2016)

Girls and Autism: Flying Under the Radar (nasen 2016)

If you were asked to describe a typical student with autism, what would you say?

It is becoming more and more widely understood that there may well be as many girls and women with autism as there are boys and men, but their needs are not always being identified.

04 October 2016/Number of views (3763)/Comments (0)/
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Ambitious about Autism campaign

Ambitious about Autism campaign

Supporting the needs of children with autism

NAHT edge are supporting the charity with their campaign to ensure that every child with autism has a great experience at school

27 September 2016/Number of views (3358)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Classroom
NAHT welcomes Secretary of State’s comments on autism

NAHT welcomes Secretary of State’s comments on autism

Commenting on the news that Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan will support calls to include autism within initial teacher training, president of school leaders’ union NAHT Kim Johnson says: “we welcome news that including autism in teacher training is one step closer.

27 May 2016/Number of views (4143)/Comments (0)/
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