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…

Sensory September

Our ‘Back to Class’ Events! with Richard Hirstwood and Carol Allen.   Wed – 2 September 2020 9am – 12.15pm Thurs – 3 September 2020 12.45pm – 4pm Sat – 5 September 2020 9am – 12.15pm   The transition from home to school may be more complex this Autumn than previously due to the unprecedented…

Ipads Autism

We really need hard evidence to support importing new teaching technologies into the classroom. The trouble is, there is little evidence to guide us as to what works and in what way. Also, autism is so wide and so variable across the spectrum that it’s hard to be clear as to what we mean when…

Bubble tubes and Autism

How to use this vital tool with pupils with difficult behaviour. Since the dawn of multi-sensory rooms, light rooms or whatever you may happen to call your special place, one piece of equipment has always featured. Not front and centre but always stuck in the corner and nearly always backed by mirrors. The good old…

Autism Behaviour Learning

With Chris Barson & Richard Hirstwood 15 March 2019 – London 22 March 2019 – Nottingham Understanding difficult behaviours starts with understanding the pupil with autism. Constant anxiety about sensory stimuli; how a pupil is uniquely affected by their autism; specific environmental influences on a pupil’s sensory system; identifying a pupil’s barriers to learning; are…