Autism resources

A special selection of resources designed to support the teaching of pupils with autism across different age ranges and settings.Includes a number of practical activities and lesson plans that could be used within the classroom.

Autism spectrum disorders resource pack

Useful guidance for school staff from the National Autistic Society. Also contains lesson ideas and resources.

Autism: Top Five Tips Poster

An informative, colourful poster to hang in your staffroom; this resource gives key information and ideas in an easy to read format. Links to recommended resources to support this area, are also included.

Autism awareness pack

A pack of different worksheets and information sheets for children with ASD and Asperger’s to complete and work through in order to understand ASD and support behaviour and emotions.

What is good practice in autism education?

This research document from the Autism Education Trust identifies existing practice in schools that is considered to provide excellent care for autistic children and sets out good practice guidelines.

Being different may be cool

A Teachers TV video following the learning experiences of three brothers, aged 8, 12 and 16, who are all on the autistic spectrum but have different needs.

Autism awareness peer support pack

PowerPoint presentation and student work pack/activities about the positive aspects of autism and how to be a better friend to someone who has autism.

Boy in a bubble

A very effective, information-rich presentation providing an excellent discussion starter from SENteacch.

IDP: Supporting children with autism - EYFS

Some useful guidance for EYFS teachers on supporting children on the autistic spectrum.

Teachers TV:Understanding autism

Twenty-year-old John Simpson, who himself is on the autistic spectrum, guides us through the theory and reality of life for many ASD pupils at secondary school.

Autism friendly classrooms

This comprehensive set of resources can be used for staff training and employed within the classroom.

Sensory issues and autism in the classroom

Notes taken at a conference looking at sensory issues. Includes helpful bullet pointed information from Inclusive Solutions.

Inclusion and autism

Four boys on the autistic spectrum are observed during their school day to see how their individual needs are met by both mainstream and specialist staff in this secondary-based Teachers TV video.

Autism at university

This video from The University of Cambridge is a great way to showcase the support available to students on the autistic spectrum and raise aspirations for autistic students.


TES Connect secondary SEN teaching resources