Girls with autism often take longer to diagnose and can be tricky to support as they tend to “mask” the condition effectively. So, how can you spot and support girls with autism in your class? Nasen have produced a fantastic booklet – find out more here and get your own FREE copy.
About Axcis and nasen
Nasen is the UK’s leading organisation supporting those who work with or care for children and young people with special and additional educational needs and disabilities. Nasen supports all staff including SENCOs, leaders, teachers, governors and teaching assistants in meeting the needs of the pupils in schools and settings through promoting education, training, development and support. Nasen also reaches a huge readership through their journals: British Journal of Special Education, Support for Learning, Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs and the magazine Special.
Axcis has been supporting nasen for a number of years and our relationship has gone from strength to strength. From sponsoring key events and exhibitions to contributing to publications and the SEND Gateway, a valuable online resource for SEND professionals, Axcis are pleased to be affiliated with an organisation doing such great work.
Girls and Autism: Flying Under the Radar
This is a guide to supporting girls with autism, written by Jo Egerton and Barry Carpenter, with the ASC and Girls Forum, National Association of Head Teachers
The guide aims to:
- introduce the debate around autism and gender
- identify key issues for girls with autism spectrum conditions
- provide practical school-based support strategies
- share family, professional and academic perspectives
Do you want to work with girls with autism?
If you’re interested in working with children or young women with autism, why not check out our jobs page or register with us today? Axcis are the only agency dedicated entirely to the SEND sector, so if you have a passion for supporting children with SEND, and would like to gain paid work in this field, then you’ve come to the right company!