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…