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  Communication Passports – Part 2 (Resources) A communication passport is mainly aimed at non-verbal PMLD learners, but it could also be used with learners who are autistic.  There are lots of free resources available online to help you create a communication passport. CALL Scotland provides a series of freely downloadable templates in Microsoft PowerPoint…

It’s personal!

  Communication Passports – Part 1 Communication is a basic need.  Without it, life has less meaning.  With most of our PMLD learners communication should be their focus, so it makes sense to have a communication passport. Communication passports were developed by the Communication, Access, Literacy and Learning ‘CALL’ Centre by Sally Millar back in 1991. A book…

Autism aware

Autism Baselines There are so many tick lists out there, they are all over the internet.  Many of these sheets will tell you that a person is autistic or has autism. Our colleague Chris Barson (who has created many online courses for us) has a different approach to baseline information. However, it could still be…

Autism Bundle

Start your online learning journey today…. The Autism Bundle consists of three courses aimed at practitioners working with learners with autism including an introduction to sensory approaches; autism and difficult behaviour and an Environmental Audit.   These courses are aimed at special schools and specialist provisions working with pupils with more difficult Autism. They are…

Sensory approaches for learners with autism

Sensory Approaches for Learners with Autism –  £36 (Single Ticket) and part of the Autism Bundle – Each learner with autism is unique!  We outline the specific sensory difficulties experienced by learners with autism and the resulting impact on their learning.  You will explore simple but effective ways of profiling a learner’s needs and how…

Introducing an environmental audit

Introducing an Environmental Audit  £24 (Single Ticket) and part of the Autism Bundle – Learners with sensory difficulties and/or autism may find it difficult to concentrate or learn in the classroom. This audit is a practical tool designed to help practitioners to identify barriers to learning in order to make effective changes. Single Ticket: £24…