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Autism and Social Communication

June 2021

Details about a free course for parents from the Solihull approach  ‘Understanding your child’s mental health and wellbeing’  can be found in the 'download' section at the bottom of the page. Details about how to join including passwords etc. are in the attached document.  

Information from the Greater Manchester Autism Consortium

  •  Flyers for follow up webinars for parents who have completed the online parent to parent training in 'Sensory need' (5th July) and 'Managing Anger' (12th July). Free. Link for the presentations to be done beforehand Is https://www.autismgm.org.uk/parent-seminar-resources 


  •  Dad’s drop in via zoom, on 6th July (in the evening)


  •   A cartoon about Understanding The Spectrum


June 2021

The National Autistic Society have published a document to support with transition. The resource focuses on two main stages of transition: from an Early Years setting to Primary school, and Primary school to Secondary school. The document is on the download section at the bottom entitled ' Supporting learners with autism during transition'.


April 2021

Net Aware has partnered with Ambitious about Autism to bring online safety tips, advice and activities specifically for parents and carers of children with SEND. We spoke to parents of children with a range of special educational needs such as dyslexia, autism and speech and language difficulties.

Click this link to find out more…..



March 2021

Autism Awareness Week 29th March - 4th April. There a range of useful resources below!

Meet the Trummies video

Jan 2021

General Update from the Greater Manchester Autism Consortium

 Manchester museum still have some of their content online and they have some children’s worksheets and home education material on there.     https://www.mminquarantine.com/   

You may have to copy and paste this to get the link to work.


Look at the downloads section for the following helpful documents. They have a range of supportive ideas and activities:

  •  National Autistic Society Tips
  •  National Autistic Society Tips for Families
  •  Keep Calm Kit
  •  Fun Activities and Learning Resources
  •  Parent and Carer Homeschool Kit


 Jan 2021

Link to the National Autistic Society’s page. It has lots of links to Social Stories and other useful resources.


You can also download The National Autistic Socieities tips sheets from the download section below.

The Local Offer page have gathered a lot of useful information. You can access this using the link below:



Here are a couple of links to a social stories about pandemics and the Coronavirus:





Here is a link to a yoga training for teachers page. You need to sign up to access the free resources.



Here is a link to the magazine entitled 'Autism Parenting'.



Free sensory planning with multisensory activities and messy play can be found here: 



www.timestables.co.uk is a great way to practice timestables. You do not need a login and it does not have the time pressure that some pupils find tricky.

There are also some resources in the download section  to support working at home. Many of the activities found on the Speech and Language, SEMH and Motor Skills pages may be useful too.


Files to Download