Links for Settings

Please click on the links provided below:

What is the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Local Offer?

Free resources from the Autism Education Trust

Schools Autism Progression Framework

Schools Autism Standards

Schools Autism Competency Framework

Online Autism resources and Books

The National Autistic Society
Pathological Demand Avoidance Society (PDA)
Jessica Kingsley Publishers - Autism and related conditions

Sensory Integration Differences

Sensory Integration Network
Sensory Circuits

GHA WTT sensory profile of behaviour-school version (please read alongside our sensory integration policy. Advice is not designed to replace that from a qualified Occupational Therapist but based on our knowledge, skills and policy)

GHA WTT sensory profile of behaviour-family version

GHA WTT sensory strategy pack

Examples of completed sensory profiles and target arising Year 1 example, Year 3 example, Year 5 example

Sensory Processing Differences in Early Years-Leicestershire resource

Sensory Processing Differences KS1 to KS4-Leicestershire resource

Reasonable Adjustments for autistic pupils sensory differences- Andrew Cutting, NAS

SENCO resources

Senco Folder

Behaviour as Communication

It's the Little Things- Toolbox from ENABLE Scotland

Autism and Attachment

The Coventry Grid (Jan 2015)

Pupil Profiles/Passports

Sheff Kids- Communi-CRATE sheets

Transition resources (no one workbook fits all-WTT suggest you pick the best bits from each and adapt for the individual)

Finished at school guide

Arfur Moe's Transition workbook

NAS-Moving from primary to secondary school

ASD 567

Anxiety and Autism

Anxiety Tracker- A tool to share with families to detail anxious behaviours outside of school.

AET- How School stress can lead to school refusal and impact on family life

AET Tools for Teachers- The stress bucket

Mighty Moe Anxiety Workbook

Anxious child

Anxious feelings

Change and Anxiety- a blog post showing the ongoing impact of change

Where do I feel ?-emotion body map

Anxiety and Autism in the classroom- an article for Network Autism by Sarah Hendrickx

School Refusal

A guide to supporting to a child who is struggling to attend school 

An Evidence based guide to Anxiety in Autism-Autism Research Group-University of London

Useful information and resources available at


Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)

PDA in school

PDA-Options information sheet

Positive PDA booklet

Being Misunderstood-PDA Society

PDA Awareness Matters booklet

PDA- Supporting pupils- NASEN

Strategies for teaching pupils with PDA- from Autism Education Trust


Eating and Drinking

Dysphagia for people with Autism and Learning Disabilities (difficulties with chewing, swallowing and reflux)

PICA-What is it and what can you do to help- Options Autism help sheet


Developing Children/Young People's understanding of Emotions

Some great resources and links for emotional literacy on the ELSA site