Autism Toolbox a resource for Scottish Schools

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Working effectively with colleagues and other agencies  - Advanced Training Materials: E-learning materials commissioned in response to a Government recommendation, following the Lamb Inquiry (2009). They are designed to support teachers in mainstream schools who wish to gain advanced and specialist skills. This unit considers the impact that the various people within your school and from external agencies who may come into regular contact with a pupil with autism may have on pupils, and identifies ways in which you can support communication and collaboration to ensure the best outcomes for pupils.

Learning Resource on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) This resource is designed for any professional who is working in the health care system at the primary care level (e.g. General Practitioner; Allied Health Professionals (eg dieticians, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, podiatrists and speech and language therapists), Dentists, Opticians, Public Health Nurses; District Nurses; Practice Nurses; and Dental Nurses). This site provides access to key topics, case studies, scenarios, a glossary and a range of leaflets on ASD.

The NHS Education for Scotland: Autism Training Framework -  Optimising Outcomes A framework for all staff working with people with Autism Spectrum Disorders, their families and carers.The framework is not prescriptive, but its clarity and breadth of scope should facilitate individual employees, service providers and organisations to understand the knowledge and skills required and how this applies to their practice. 

RESOURCES AND FURTHER READING

GIRFEC - Getting It Right For Every Child, The National Practice Model

Named Person - Downloadable document

Lead Professional - Downloadable document

Support Manual - Meeting Additional Support Needs/Special Educational Needs in Partnership

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