Autism Toolbox a resource for Scottish Schools

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Do2learn "provides thousands of free pages with social skills and behavioral regulation activities and guidance, learning songs and games, communication cards, academic material, and transition guides for employment and life skills."

A free online training course on using iPads in education for learners with additional support needs, Richard Hirstwood

RESOURCES AND FURTHER READING

Getting the most out of technology: advice from, and for parentsa free downloadable pdf of evidence-based guidelines from University of Edinburgh DART (development autism research technology) team 

An Apps Wheel for Autism - Mark Coppin has created a very good and easy to use app wheel for suitable apps to use for people with autism

Visual timers are also very useful to support people with autism There are many available and you would need to decide which one was most suitable.

Learning Disabilities, Autism and Internet Safety Parent's Guide - This guide from CEREBRA outlines some suggestions to help parents limit the risk of their child having negative experiences online and understand what action can be taken if they do. This guide also suggests some resources that will help children get the most out of the Internet at home and in the community.

Autism and Social Media: link to a student's research project supported by Scottish Autism, with report: http://www.scottishautism.org/news/blog/Summer-Studentship/ 

Guidance on Developing Policies to Promote the Safe and Responsible Use of Mobile Technology in Schools Scottish Government (2013)

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