“Autism is a lifelong, developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people, and how they experience the world around them” (National Autistic Society, 2017)
Autism is a spectrum, everybody with autism is different. Some people with autism need little or no support and some may need help everyday.
Autism can impact people’s lives in different ways. People with autism may;
National Autistic Society (autism.org.uk)
AET parents guide - Autism Education Trust
Kids zone - Autism Education Trust
Receiving and understanding a diagnosis - Autism Education Trust
If you have concerns your child could be displaying signs of autism, in the first instance please come and discuss with the class teacher and senco. We can explain the next steps you could choose to take if you want to explore this further.