Communication and Interaction

What is Autism?

The National Autistic Society explains autism as…

…. a spectrum condition and affects people in different ways. Like all people, autistic people have their own strengths and weaknesses. Below is a list of difficulties autistic people may share, including the two key difficulties required for a diagnosis. Click on the plus sign for more information.

Follow this link to find out more about autism  from the National Autistic Society

What is Asperger’s Syndrome?

The National Autistic Society explains Aspergers as…

…..a spectrum condition. People with Asperger syndrome don’t have the learning disabilities that many autistic people have, but they may have specific learning difficulties. They may have fewer problems with speech but may still have difficulties with understanding and processing language.

Follow this link to find out more about Aspergers Syndrome from the National Autistic Society

If you have a Communication and Interactionneed then you may receive some of the following areas of support:

  • 1:1 or in class support working on strategies and study skills
  • Examination Access Arrangements
  • A quiet space for break times
  • Lunchtime Club for social activities
  • Use of the Sensory Room