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NAS: Education: moving from primary to secondary school (pdf) The guide talks about some of the issues pupils with an ASD may face and how you can help, including learning where things are; following timetables; getting used to new people and routines; and social support..

NAS: Top transition tips for secondary school teachers  Tips for secondary school teachers who are working with young people preparing to leave and take their next step in life.

NAS: Breaking down barriers to learningThis section provides practical strategies for achieving successful transition from primary to secondary school for students with autism and Asperger syndrome.

Click here for topics in Breaking down barriers 
  • Introduction and acknowledgements
  • Asperger syndrome: the triad of impairments
  • Planning for transition
  • Social
  • Communication
  • Organisation
  • Sensory
  • Behaviour and bullying
  • Behaviour strategies
  • Homework
  • Examples
  • Resources and further information

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.

Transition to secondary; useful questions to consider  ASDIN team, Dumfries and Galloway


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