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These Shared Resources are included as examples of what has been developed in particular settings to provide information for staff, including supply and non teaching staff.. They may have to be adapted to meet needs in other contexts.
We hope they give you ideas and inspiration to develop ones to suit your own school or pupil.

Hillpark Autism Unit  Buddy Network


Peer awareness lesson plans were developed by South Lanarkshire teacher for a P5 class. It linking Carol Gray's book of lesson plans, The sixth sense, to CfE and relevant resources. The Sixth Sense aims to develop pupil understanding and support of classmates,(7 - 12 years) with autistic spectrum disorders. Peer awareness lesson plans  

Additional resources to go with lesson plans are:    About me file and  Lesson 5 Resource sheet


Positive Awareness Raising; Staff from the base for pupils with autism in Vale of Leven Academy developed a package to raise awareness of differences and in particular ASD amongst the pupils of the school. This has been delivered to year groups on transition from primary, at the end of year 2, and to encourage buddies in year 6