Strategies and Toolkits

The Autism Spectrum Education Team (ASET) Support and Strategies Toolkit documents:

 

The Autism Spectrum Education Team (ASET) Sensory Needs Toolkit:

If you find any documents on this page are not fully accessible, please contact us to request the document in an alternative format.

Support provided to children, young people and families:

  • Help for you to understand how the Autism Spectrum affects you.
  • Support in your school or college to help make it easier to learn.
  • We work with other people who may be of help to you and your family.
  • We offer training events for parent/carer groups, schools, colleges and other services.
  • Sometimes we have talks and events for young people too or ask you to take part in them

Support provided to schools, settings and other agencies:

  • We might work with you in school or college.
  • We may work with teachers and teaching assistants to help you cope better in school.
  • We train people about the autism spectrum so they can meet your needs better.
  • If you want us to we can talk to classmates about the autism spectrum. You might want to help us to do this.
  • We give extra help for times when you are changing, class, school or going to college.
  • We work closely with other people who may be helping you or your family.

ASET offers an open service –

This means anyone, including you, can ring, write or email to ask if we can help.

We work with children and young people up to 25 years, and their families and school or college.

The Team

  • Lead Teacher: Nicola Stephenson
  • Lead Teacher Primary: Clare Noble
  • Teacher: Victoria Turner

Outreach Practitioners: Karen Clifford, Julie Dawson, Sarah Huddart, Tamara Pullan and Angela Pell.

Download this information in the ASET CYP 09.18 leaflet[PDF, 685Kb]

Support provided to children, young people and families:

  • Up to date information about the Autism Spectrum and related difficulties including a library of resources.
  • Support for the child in their setting.
  • Working with other professionals and agencies who may be of help to the family.

Parent courses

SCIP (Social Communication and Interaction support for Parents and Professionals) An eight week course for parents and professionals
from the child’s school – up to the age of nine years.

Cygnets programme (developed by Barnardo’s): an eight week course delivered by the team, to support the parents of teenagers.

 

Support provided to schools, settings and other agencies:

  • Current information about the Autism Spectrum and related difficulties alongside access to a library of resources.
  • Support and Strategies Document providing information on identifying need and putting simple effective strategies in place.
  • A range of in service training for all staff including bespoke CPD within school.
  • Support packages and interventions to develop a range of skills and strategies.
  • Advice to staff on the implications of each Individual’s barriers to learning.
  • Education of the peers regarding the Autism Spectrum.
  • Transition support for all phases.
  • Liaison with other professionals to support, advise and exchange information to meet individual need.
  • Attendance at relevant meetings.
  • Support for person centred and solution focused approaches.

 

How to ask for our involvement:

We are an open access service, which means that anyone, including school and other professionals, parents, carers and young people can request that we consider working with a young person.

We work with children and young people up to 25 years, and their families. We are always happy to advise over the phone.

 

Training Opportunities offered by ASET:

One day introduction to the Autism Spectrum – open to all.

Extended training in the following for those who have completed introductory training:

  • social stories
  • sensory differences.

Training for staff working for Integrated Services for Disabled Children, Social Services, Youth Offending etc. covering: awareness raising, sensory differences, social stories and more.

The Team

  • Lead Teacher: Nicola Stephenson
  • Lead Teacher Primary: Clare Noble
  • Teacher: Victoria Turner

Outreach Practitioners: Karen Clifford, Julie Dawson, Sarah Huddart, Tamara Pullan and Angela Pell.

 

Download the information above in a leaflet:

Contact

Side by Side Children’s Centre
Enderby Road
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire
DN17 2JL

Email: nledpsychology@northlincs.gov.uk

Tel: 01724 296679

What some children and young people say about our team…

  • “They make you feel confident talking about personal things that maybe limiting your potential.”
  • “The are very helpful and kind.”
  • “I know that autism will not stop me from doing things I want to.”

What some of the parents/carers say about our team…

  • “I have learnt different strategies and I feel a lot more knowledgeable through attending this course.” .”
  • “I have realised he is not alone and neither are we as parents.”
  • “You have done a wonderful job. Listening to the young person on the spectrum was inspirational.”

What some of the professionals say about our team…

  • “All the information was very useful. I understand a lot more how the world seems to an autistic child. Lots more knowledge and practical strategies too. Many thanks.”
  • “A super session. Very informative. Thank you!”
  • “I am going to think about my differentiation in the classroom in greater depth now”
Last modified: February 12, 2020