Category: Guest posts

Cerebral Palsy and Me (Guest post)

Christopher Day is an Education Consultant for Axcis in our Manchester office. In this personal guest blog, he tells us what it’s like to grow up with Cerebral Palsy as well as sharing some advice he’d give those who are

Children with high functioning autism in SEMH settings. Are they failing at education or is education failing them? (Guest post)

An SEMH school leader, Graham Chatterley has become a regular guest-blogger for Axcis. In this post, he discusses the suitability of an SEMH setting for students with high functioning autism, and what mainstream settings can do to better support children

Resources to support autistic pupils with exams (guest post)

  We are thrilled to feature this guest post. Courtesy of our partners at Network Autism, this is an invaluable selection of articles and resources for school staff on how to best support autistic pupils with exams. Resources to support

Room to Reward – what is it and could anyone in your setting be a “hidden hero”? (Guest post)

We all know a Hidden Hero – people who do so much, for so many and ask for nothing in return. All over the country, there are millions of people making a difference and having a positive impact on the

Writing Tips for Teachers Assisting Children with ADHD (Guest post)

In this guest post, Grace Carter talks about how we can assist children who have ADHD with their writing. Many thanks to Grace for providing this article for the Axcis blog. Writing Tips for Teachers Assisting Children with ADHD (Guest

Internationally speaking (a guest post about non verbal communication)

Dawn Brown Dawn is a teacher at an all age special school in Hertfordshire. She is the autism lead and Intensive Interaction co-ordinator. She is also an accreditation assessor for the National Autistic Society and a trainer in communication, sensory integration,

Gaming and ADHD: The Cause or the Cure? (Guest post)

  Angela Stringfellow is the managing editor at Family Living Today. She writes about family safety, parenting tips and other family-focused topics. She has kindly provided this article about ADHD and Gaming for the Axcis blog. Gaming and ADHD: The Cause

4 bits of behaviour management advice I’d give my NQT self (guest post)

Graham Chatterley Graham Chatterley is an assistant head at a school in Warrington for pupils with a range of SEMH needs. He has 4 children, the youngest 2 of which have varying ASD needs. One being very high functioning with

An insight following the Autism Professionals Conference (Guest Post)

This year, autism specialist Lynn McCann was kind enough to be our guest at the National Autistic Society’s annual Professional Conference. She has provided this guest post for the Axcis blog which gives her insight following the event. We do

8 tips for working in a behavioural unit (guest post)

  Clare Edmondson is an experienced behaviour consultant who runs a range of training for schools/settings around behaviour and mental health. In this guest blog, she shares 8 quick tips for working in such a setting.   Teaching in a

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