Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Autism Know How

Type of service:
Advice And Information
Address:
16 Scotney Way, Thrapston, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN14 4SA
Mobile number:
07921 831180
Service description:
Autism Know How provide services to schools and other settings including:

Bespoke training - just let them know what you want or pick from a list of recommendations.

Programmes for children and young people with Autism:

• Anxiety Programme – all ages
• Anger Management Programme – all ages
• Managing Challenging Behaviour – all ages
• Sharing to Diagnosis Programme – all ages
• Exploring ASD Self-Awareness – what it means to me to be on the Autistic Spectrum – any age
• Play Skills (groups up to 6 only) – ages 6 to 11
• Sexuality Programme – over 12 years only
• Social and Emotional Self Awareness – all ages

Social Skills Programmes include:
• Social Detective – ages 4 to 11
• Superflex – ages 4 to 11
• Stop, Think, Do – all ages
• Social and Behavioural Mapping – ages 11+

Any programme or tailor made 1:1 work to meet the individual’s needs.

Programmes and training for parents and professionals:

• A basic introduction to Autism for any setting or age group
• ASD Understanding and managing pupils in all educational settings
• Understanding & Implementing Visual Structure
• ASD & Emotional Self Awareness
• ASD & Behaviour
• ASD & Anxiety – with programme
• ASD & Anger – with programme
• Sharing the ASD Diagnosis with a Young Person
• Developing Play skills for young children – with programme
• ASD, Sex & Relationships – with programme
• Developing Social Skills in children and young adults
• Using Social Scripts and Comic Conversations
• ASD and Sensory Issues

Consultation and advice

If a setting is concerned about a child Autism Know How can observe the child and make recommendations for support. Their recommendations are backed up with practical and user friendly strategies. They offer opportunities for staff to observe us modelling strategies/ support or model support within the home for parents/carers. Recommendations can be communicated verbally, through either formal or informal reports or in an agreed way to suit the setting.

• Reporting and clear evidence
• Multi-agency working
• Setting up autism friendly settings
• Autism audits
• Parenting skills and sibling support
• SEN mentoring
• Transition support
• Assess individuals and advise settings
Cost:
Contact provider for details
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Any Age
  • Professionals/Staff
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
Last updated on:
04/10/2017
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