As parents / carers of autistic children and young people, we can help them build friendships and interact with peers by teaching them important social skills such as reading facial expressions and understanding body language. Read on for more ideas from our autism expert Jane Pidduck.
If you have an autistic child or young person and you are worried about the Christmas holiday season, how about reading them these Christmas social stories?
- Christmas Day social story
- Christmas presents social story
- Christmas Day with presents social story
- Christmas concert social story
- Not a fan of Santa Claus social story
- Busy Christmas Day social story
- Visiting Santa social story
With the festive season upon us and the rollout of the covid-19 vaccine, we are optimistic about starting 2021 on a high note. But first here are some highlights from 2020.
If you are a school SENCo in the UK (or know someone who is!) we would like to invite you to take part in our SENCo Christmas competition for a chance to win a brand new tablet!
Behaviour is communication! And this statement rings especially true for autistic children and young people, as well as other people with social communication challenges. As parents / carers or teachers of autistic children, we need to remember that whenever we face any challenging or difficult behaviour.