Specialist Education for Young People with Autism

Children and young adults with autism have special requirements when it comes to education. Conventional state schools are often unable to effectively meet these, through no fault of their own. As such many students need to attend schools that are equipped to provide the environment and education that they need.

 

Whilst there are many forms of autism, all of which have different degrees of severity, there are common traits – such as an aversion to anything that isn’t part of routine and changeable moods – that can make teaching difficult. Many autistic children are able to continue within standard state schools without issue; however, for others additional learning or full-time education in a school that is tailored for their needs is essential.

 

Autism schools don’t just help young people to learn the basics of maths, reading and other subjects, they also help to build confidence and social skills. Teachers are professionally trained to work with autistic children and are…

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