As it’s children’s book week, we thought we would share some children’s books about autism. These books are mainly used to help explain the condition to siblings but could be used in schools to explain autism to friends or classmates …

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  Last month, we gave away this awesome sensory toy pack. For our May giveaway, we have a PECS taster kit to give away to one lucky winner. But what is PECS and why is it so useful when working with …

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  We recently published an article discussing the lack of SEND content in Initial Teacher Training courses. Nasen are doing their bit and providing help and support through their online SEND Gateway. If you don’t currently use it, read on …

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Our April competition is to win a fantastic sensory toy pack. Also known as a fidget pack, this is an excellent resource for SEND children to use either at home or in the classroom. To understand why toys like this …

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During World Autism Awareness Week (27 March – 2 April), at Axcis, we are doing our bit to promote good practice and support the staff who work every day with ASD children in schools across the country. One of the …

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Are you seeking advice for supporting Down’s syndrome students in your classroom? If the answer is yes, then you’ve come to the right place! What is Down’s syndrome? Down’s syndrome is a genetic disorder which affects a baby’s physical development …

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Autism is prevalent in our mainstream as well as special schools. If you need advice for supporting those on the spectrum while at school then look no further – our top ten tips will get you well on your way. …

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