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Engaging effectively with parents, carers and families - Advanced Training Material: 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 examines how diagnosis of autism impacts on a child’s family, and looks at the importance and practicalities of establishing strong links between the school and the home.

Healthtalkonline :A project exploring the experiences of adults with autism and parents of children with autism.

Healthtalkonline: Having a grandchild on the autism spectrum You can find out about the experience of having a grandchild on the autism spectrum, by listening to people share their personal stories on film. Our researchers travelled all around the UK to talk to 15 grandparents in their own homes. Find out what people said about issues such as early signs, diagnosis and rewards and challenges.

Healthtalkonline: Parents of children  on the autism spectrum  You can find out about the experience of having a child on the autism spectrum, by listening to people share their personal stories on film. Our researchers travelled all around the UK to talk to 45 parents in their own homes. Find out what people said about issues such as early signs, diagnosis, positive change over time and effect on parents
 

Resources and Further Reading

Julia Moor, 2008: Playing, Laughing and Learning with Children on the Autism Spectrum A Practical Resource of Play Ideas for Parents and Carers
2nd edition, Jessica Kingsley


 

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